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Here is an DE article I recently found
The use and beneficial effect of DE(Diatomaceous Earth Powder) goes back more than 5,000 years to ancient China where it became part of the pantheon of traditional Chinese Medicine. In many countries, it is used as an additive to stored grain to keep it bug free and to make the flour go further. In Europe, it is used by health-conscious individuals seeking alternatives to chemicals commonly used to strengthen hair, skin, bones, and to promote their general well-being. In Austrialian studies, DE was found to lower blood cholesterol in humans.
It is estimated that there are more than 1,500 ways DE is beneficial to humans, plants, and animals. As a daily supplement, many believe that it's most beneficial uses is for internal cleansing by aiding in the elimination of intestinal parasites, which are not able to develop an immunity to the sharp edges of DE. It is also an excellent source of plant derived silica. According to a top cancer researcher, it is also the best natural chelating product available - for pulling heavy metals from the bloodstream.
Many believe that the increase in the number of cases of Heavy metal poisoning has occurred in part due to mercury in vaccines, fluoridated water, deodorants with aluminum, some seafood, foil wrap, cooking in aluminum cookware, and a number of other ways.
What Does it Mean to Detox?Detox, also known as detoxification, is the process of either clearing toxins from the body or neutralizing or transforming them, and hence clearing excess mucus and congestion. Fats (especially oxidized fats and cholesterol), free radicals, and other irritating molecules act as toxins on an internal level. Functionally, poor digestion, colon sluggishness and dysfunction, reduced liver function, and poor elimination through the kidneys, respiratory tract, and skill all increase toxicity.
Toxicity has become a great concern in the last century and the process of detoxification is an important tool for twenty-first century medicine. Threatening our health are powerful chemicals, air and water pollution, radiation, and nuclear waste. We ingest new chemicals, use more drugs, eat more sugary and refined foods, and abuse ourselves daily with stimulants and/or sedatives. Cancer and cardiovascular disease are on the rise, arthritis, allergies, obesity, and skin problems are also rapidly increasing; and a wide range of symptoms such as headaches, fatigues, pains, coughs, gastrointestinal problems, immune weakness, sexual diseases, and psychological distress are being seen by physicians in record numbers. Although a connection between increased toxicity and increases in diseases is obvious, it is important to understand how it occurs so that we may avoid or eliminate it from our lives.
Diatomaceous Earth (DE) and PETS ------->
Internal feeding of food grade diatomaceous earth helps eliminate most intestinal worms, though possibly not all. It's also excellent when fed daily to keep down fly loads, since food grade diatomaceous earth is eliminated from the body, exactly the way it went in, it helps reduce the manure odor and kills flies that come in contact with it.
Mix in animal feed or grain and/or feed free choice. Goats, fowl, cats and dogs eat it free choice.
(my cats & dogs were a little fussy at first)
Food grade diatomaceous earth has been reported in scientific literature to absorb methyl mercury, e-coli, endotoxins, viruses (including poliovirus), organophosphate pesticide residues, drug resides, and protein, perhaps even the proteinaceous toxins produced by some intestinal infections. Food grade diatomaceous earth detoxes the body.
There are some features about food grade diatomaceous earth that correspond with its ability as both a digestive aid and a colon cleanser. The honeycomb skeletal form of diatomaceous earth is found, under microscopic evaluation to reveal a tendency to become filled and clogged with hard debris such as intestinal scale. Food grade diatomaceous earth has not been found to cause any insult to the mucosa or barrier wall.
Diatomaceous earth has a negative charge and bacteria has a positive charge, wherein it is believed by some that food grade diatomaceous earth sweeps bacteria out of the body by trapping it in its honeycomb shaped skeletal form.
You can use diatomaceous earth to clean sinks, water troughs, etc., as it cleans like borax making clean up around the house, barns, kennels, and pastures quicker and easier.
OTHER NATURAL DE HEALTH BENEFITS:
· Dehydrates internal & external worms and parasites
· Controls bugs: fleas, flies, ants, bed bugs, ticks, mites, lice, aphids, silver fish, cabbage worms, spring tails, etc.
· 15 trace minerals – excellent for animals, humans, plants, and soil
· No feed withdrawal for milk or feed animals
· Decreased mastitis
· Reduced scouts
· Decreased mortality
· Better feed conversion
· Helps detox heavy metals, e-coli, bacteria, viruses, etc.
· Promotes shinier coats, skin, nails, hair
· Digestive aid
· Colon cleanser
· Helps stop feces, dirt, and rock eating
· Better production
· Eliminates pests in stored grains
· Reduces manure odor
· Drying agent
· Reduces moisture and pests in barns, coops, kennels, litter boxes, compost piles, and other moist areas
· Anti-fungal properties – good for garden fungal growth, ponds
· Reduces overall animal stress
EXTERNAL APPLICATIONS FOR LIVESTOCK, BARNS, COOPS, KENNELS, & LITTER BOXES: You can use DE throughout the barn, fowl coops, and pastures. When mucking the barn and coops, lightly, but thoroughly sprinkle diatomaceous earth absolutely everywhere! It keeps the kidding barn cleansed and dry. In between barn mucking, sprinkle diatomaceous earth on wet spots to help dry them out and keep flies from laying eggs.
Food grade diatomaceous earth is excellent in the fowl coops – on the ground, in nesting/dusting boxes to prevent lice and mites. Sprinkle directly on fowl feathers to eliminate mites and lice. One thorough application of diatomaceous earth has their feathers growing back immediately.
Food grade diatomaceous earth applied to manure piles keeps fly loads down/eliminated.
Dairy cow owners put food grade diatomaceous earth in burlap bags, so cows can rub against it and sprinkle themselves with DE, which helps to eliminate flies that land on them, as well as lice, mites, and ticks.
Apply to moist kennel areas to reduce odors, dry the area, and prevent pest breeding.
Deodorizing and absorption are natural functions of diatomaceous earth, so add to kitty litter to absorb odors and keep the litter box drier.
A small amount of food grade DE applied to livestock waterers keeps algae from growing on hot summer days. Dosage rates vary depending on your climate, humidity, and temperature.
Food grade diatomaceous earth is great for compost piles, to prevent breeding pests and control odors.
You can use food grade diatomaceous earth on the barn floors at kidding time, instead of using lime which can be toxic. This helps prevent flies and other pests from breeding and keeps the newborn kids healthy, happy, strong, and free of dis-ease.
DAILY RECOMMENDED FOOD GRADE DIATOMACEOUS EARTH FEEDING RATES:
Kittens - 1/2 teaspoon
Cats - 1 teaspoon
Puppies - 1/2 to 1 tsp.
Dogs under 35 lbs. - 1 teaspoon
Dogs over 35 lbs. - 1 tablespoon
Dogs over 100 lbs. - 2 tablespoons
Cattle, Dairy Cows, & Hogs - 2% of dry feed ration
Chickens - 5% in feed
Goats & Sheep - 2% in grain
Horses - 1/2 to 1 cup in daily ration
*Humans - 1 to 2 heaping tablespoons daily
To Your Health
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