Diatomaceous Earth or DE as is commonly known as is made from unicellular algae-like fossilised water plants called diatoms, these have been around since prehistoric times and are mined and finely ground. The best quality DE comes from inland freshwater deposits, the DE I have has been mined from the Himalayan/Indus Valley region of India. The active ingredient in DE is silica and only Food Grade DE can be ingested, the DE I have has an average silica content of 91-92%. Besides having a very high silica content it also contains about 15 trace minerals which are essential to our well-being. DE is particularly beneficial for growing youngsters.
There are numerous benefits from taking DE on a daily basis. It can be taken daily by humans, dogs, cats, poultry and farm animals for eliminating worms and as a general supplement.
Other benefits include:
- replenishing cells with depleted silica (essential for bones, tendons, skin, cartilage and blood vessels)
- regulating bowel movements
- cleansing the colon
- improving urinary health (diuretic and cures infections of the urinary tract)
- improving joint mobility
- reducing arthritis pain
- improving the respiratory tract
- strengthening teeth, gums, hair and nails
- reducing blood pressure and cholesterol levels
- increasing energy levels
- helps keep the immune system stronger and healthier
DE is a natural detoxifier and as it goes through the system it attracts and absorbs: bacteria, fungi, protozoa, viruses, endotoxins, pesticides, drug residues, E-Coli and heavy metals.
It can be used externally to:
- remove parasites (mites, fleas etc.) by rubbing into the skin/hair/feathers
- clear dandruff
- remove the sting from insect bites and skin irritations
- relieve burns including sunburn
100g, 250g, 500g
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