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How to Make Sole Water

By Larissa Carrick


Drinking a solution of concentrated salt water may sound intimidating, but just wait until you hear the why behind such an endeavor. People who practice fasting and/or live a ketogenic lifestyle are quickly adopting the Sole practice and reaping the benefits. Just a spoonful of the brine a day will replenish the body with electrolytes and essential minerals.



Maintaining a proper level of electrolytes has many benefits for overall health. Here are just a few of the benefits people all over the world are enjoying with Sole Water.

  • Hydration: Electrolytes help to make the most of the water in your body and keep you properly hydrated.
  • Battles fatigue and boosts energy: For people fasting, a daily salt solution is essential. Without replenishing electrolytes fasting can cause quick fatigue. Sole Water is a wonderful solution for optimal function and energy when fasting.
  • Remedy for muscle cramping: Salt has been a remedy for muscle cramping for centuries. Adding Sole water to your daily workout routine can help you avoid them altogether.
  • Improved digestion: Unrefined salt can help the intestinal tract and liver with secretion improving digestive health and function.

Why Sole Water?

You may be wondering why not just add a teaspoon of unrefined salt to a glass for some quick electrolytes? Simply adding a bit of salt to water could be an easy quick fix and we definitely recommend it if that is your only option. However, Sole Water is a solution that gives you the perfect amount of sodium with no guesswork involved, and our Ancient Sea Salt Crystals make that even more simple.

Fasting and keto are practices that will significantly decrease electrolytes. It is absolutely essential that vital minerals and electrolytes be replenished. Sole Water makes it easy. Water can only absorb 26% of sodium chloride in a solution. A fully saturated container of water makes each spoonful of the magic elixir the perfect amount to help replenish the body with electrolytes, resulting in optimal function.

The Easiest DIY You’ll Ever Try

Ok so let’s stop talking about it and do it already.

To make Sole Water:

  • Step 2 - Cover the sea salt crystals with water. (We suggest purified or spring water.)
  • Step 3 - Put the lid on. (Preferably NOT a metal lid since metal will oxidize with water and salt.)
  • Step 4 - Let sit for 24 hours. (To be fully saturated you want to see some salt remaining on the bottom of the jar. If all the salt has fully dissolved, add more salt. Let sit for another hour. Leftover salt indicates that the solution is fully saturated and at 26% sodium capacity.)

To take Sole Water:

  • Add 1 spoonful (approximately 1 tsp) of sole water into your first morning glass of water and stay salty all day long!

Watch our video HERE to see just how easy it is to make and enjoy Sole Water.

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Comments (39)

Charlee Nemelka

Great question Tracy. The sole water is simply water with our salt. To see the sodium/potassium count, we have our elemental analysis: http://realsalt.redmond.life/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2017/05/Real-Salt-Analysis.pdf


You don’t say how much water to use. I will be using Redmond Real Salt, fine. Also, I was wondering if I can drink the sole water throughout the day. I take a jug of water to work each day to drink from through the day. Would it be just as beneficial to spread it out? The capacity of the water bottle is 28oz.

Charlee Nemelka

Good questions Aileen! When you put the salt in the jar, the water will reach maximum salinity and stop dissolving the salt. Put as much salt as you want in the bottom and fill the rest of the jar with water. If the salt totally dissolves, i recommend putting more salt in the jar until there is salt on the bottom that will not dissolve. As for how often you should consume, this answer will vary based on many different factors. We recommend asking your doctor for guidance or listening to your body.

Tim Adriaansz

Does the sole water need to be refrigerated? Or is it possible to keep it at room temperature? Thanks!