Commonly known as DE, Diatomaceous Earth has a wide variety of applications in the home and the garden, for personal use and even caring for your pets
Diatomaceous Earth is a versatile naturally formed light and fluffy powder mainly comprised of silica produced by microscopic single celled plants called Diatoms.
As well as being rich in silica, DE is rich in over 11 essential trace minerals including calcium, magnesium, potassium, zinc and selenium.
It is important to only use the right type of DE as there are hundreds of types of Diatoms which vary in quality and purity. Each variety grows its own uniquely shaped and beautifully complex shell. Although every type is equally beautiful in its intricate detail, some shapes are more effective than others, particularly the cylindrical Diatoms with microscopic pores and a cage like structure.
Diatom deposits are formed all around the globe but only very few are sediment free and contain the correct type of Diatom which can be useful for detox, worming your pet or for eliminating bugs from your home.
The very best Diatomaceous Earth is harvested from ancient freshwater deposits which have been preserved for millennia away from possible contamination from man-made pollutants.
Supplied in a resealable and recyclable packet.
Diatomaceous Earth has a wide variety of uses, some of the most popular uses are;
Detox: Use up to one tablespoon in 200ml or purified water or fruit juice once daily. Should be taken on any empty stomach at least 30 minutes before food. Safe for both humans and animals.
For Pets: DE can be used as a mineral rich food supplement for controlling worms and other parasites. Dose according to animal weight, if unsure please contact us or your vet. Also can be used topically to kill fleas and ticks. Apply a small amount to coat/fur once weekly or as required. Increase effectiveness by applying to your pets bed and any areas where they spend time. Take care to avoid inhalation and vacuum clean the area thoroughly after a few days. Your pet may lick the DE from their coat however this is not harmful whatsoever and may benefit their health.
Pest Control: DE is a safe alternative to conventional chemical insecticides. It is effective against all types of insects including Aphids, Ants, Bed Bugs, Cockroaches, Fleas, Mites, Slugs, Snails and Ticks. When insects come into contact with DE their waxy coated shells are damaged by microscopic razor sharp edges. Initially this causes decreased mobility and eventually the insect will perish due to dehydration. Apply a light dusting to desired area as a preventative or direct treatment. Works well in void spaces and anywhere that insects inhabit.
Garden: Can be used as an organic, chemical free, non-toxic slug and pest treatment. As above, DE can effectively neutralise all types on insects including slugs and snails. When the soil is dry, sprinkle around the base of your plants to protect from unwanted bugs. DE will not harm your plants however it will also kill the friendly insects in your garden, so only use when appropriate. May need to be reapplied after rain.
Each 75g packet contains 12 servings (approx)
One heaped, rounded teaspoon weighs approx 2g
One heaped, rounded tablespoon weighs approx 6g
Open carefully to avoid inhalation. Fine particles may cause respiratory issues.
Does not accumulate in the body.
Consume responsibly as part of a balanced diet.
Store sealed in a cool dry place.
|Suitable for Vegetarians / Vegans|
|Contains No Additives|
|Ingredients:||Diatomaceous Earth (freshwater diatoms)|
|Dimensions:||13 x 23.5 x 5.5cm|
|Produced In:||United Kingdom|
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