Diatomaceous is made form fossilized remains of tiny aquatic organisms called diatoms, their skeletons are made of a substance called silica. Silica is very common in nature and makes up 26% of the earths crust by weight. It usually reacts with oxygen and water to form silicon dioxide
Silicon dioxide has two naturally occurring forms: Crystalline and amorphous. It can contain very low levels of crystalline silicon dioxide. The first pesticide products containing silicon dioxide were registered in 1960 to kill insects and mites.
Products containing diatomaceous earth are usually sold as dust, other formulations are wettable powders and pressurized liquid. Diatomaceous earth products are registered for use against, cockroaches, crickets, fleas, spiders, bed bugs, ticks and much more pests.
It compromises bugs with an exoskeleton (ants, fleas, bed bugs) It doesn't hurt mammals, in fact, we eat it!! Grains are stored with diatomaceous earth to keep the bugs from eating the grain.
HOW IT WORKS.
There is another explanation. diatomaceous earth sticks to an insect and causes them to dry out, scratching the waxy layer which allows precious moisture within the insect to get out, leaving them shriveled and dried up.
THERE ARE REMARKABLE HEALTH BENEFITS THROUGH SILICA.
Silica is necessary for calcium absorption, silica, which is abundant in Diatomaceous earth, has many healing properties, Helps prevent wrinkles by building up collagen and elastin, which is important in all connective tissues, including cartilage, tendons, ligaments and vascular lining. it strengthens the muscle skeletal system preventing injuries and speeding healing of fractures.
Diatomaceous earth can be used for internal and external use. The microscopic shells in diatomaceous earth are composed of silica and at least 14 trace minerals. As it moves through the stomach and digestive tract it attracts and absorbs bacteria, fungi, protozoa, viruses, endotoxins, pesticide and drug residues, e-coli and heavy metals. the toxins trapped and passed out of the body.symptoms often associated with them such as. fatigue, bloating, unclear thinking headaches, skin disorders.
- Aids in weight loss
- Increases energy
- Lowers high blood pressure
- Lowers Cholesterol
- Nourishes hair,skin & nails
- Calms nerves and improves sleep
- Cleanses digestive track of parasites
- Alleviates Joint pain
HOW TO TAKE AND DOSAGE INFORMATION ***MUST BE FOOD GRADE***
Stirred in a cup of water, juice, smoothie, mixed in food or in anything you like
Adults: 1 Heaping tsp.
Children 1/2 tsp. to 1 level tsp. per day. Adults: 1 Heaping tsp.
Dose information from here
Kittens 1/2 tsp.
Cats 1/2 tsp. to 1 tsp
Puppies: 1/2 tsp. - 1 tsp.
Dogs <50lbs. 2 tsp
>50 lbs. 1 Tbsp.
>100lbs. 2 Tbsp
Diatomaceous earth has been under our feet for....... Waiting to be discovered as a safe, effective control for the elimination of parasites in livestock, pets and humans, DE is a natural dewormer and helps prevent epidemics from developing.