Diatomaceous Earth (DE)


Diatomaceous Earth (DE)

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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

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