DIATOMACEOUS EARTH (food grade)

DIATOMACEOUS EARTH (food grade)

€8.45
VAT included
  • 500 gram
  • 1 kilogram

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What is diatomaceous earth?

Diatomaceous earth is a non-toxic substance made from crushed diatom fossils. Diatoms also known as diatom are a class of single-cell algae with an external skeleton of pebble. 

Suitable for horses, dogs, cats, cattle, hens, pigs, turkey, rabbits, ducks, goats

Diatom helps:

strengthen ligaments and joints

- Helps fight off parasites and worms

- Helps prevent low bone mass

- You can use it external to help fight off mites & lice

- Improves protein digestion, prevents ammonia development.

- Prevents eating sand or licking horses.

- Support healthy skin, hair and hooves/nails

- Dehydrates the stomach and intestinal environment and protects and improves the stomach and intestinal wall condition, indirectly this has a preventative effect on intestinal parasites. In many cases, it removes prolonged diarrhea and water after the manure.

Recommended quantities per animal species:

• Horses: 2% of the total weight of the daily portion of food. (10-30. Per day) Advice pony 5-8 g, horse 10-15 g, cure lasts about 2 months maintenance dose with long use 5 g pd

• Cattle: 1% of their body weight per day

• Dogs: 1 tablespoon in the daily food for dogs heavier than 25 kg. Small dogs: 1 teaspoon (young dogs from 6 months of medium-sized breeds or larger). For smaller young dogs 1/2 teaspoon.

• Cats: 1 teaspoon in the daily food

Administering as a mineral supplement

The crude diatomaceous earth contains a wide range of natural minerals such as: calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphates, sodium, titanium, potassium, silicon, aluminum, etc.

Sources: De Baroen and various public internet publications. 

More information can be found in the herbal wiki