Diatomaceous Earth
Diatomaceous Earth

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Diatomaceous Earth

$17.99
For pets and humans, use of diatomaceous earth can help eliminate worms and reduce toxins in the digestive tract. One study showed that in clinical observations of feeding dogs over 35 lbs. 1 tbsp./day and under 35 lbs. 1 tsp./day of DE, within seven days all ova disappeared from stools. DE controlled Ascardis (Toxacara canids), Hookworms (Anclyostoma caninum), and Whipworms (Trichuris vulipis). (CLINICAL OBSERVATIONS OF FEEDING CODEX FOOD GRADE DIATOMACEOUS EARTH TO DOGS, O.C. Collins, DVM, Midland Animal Clinic And Hospital, Midland, TX) Daily recommended feeding amounts for Food-Grade Diatomaceous Earth are:
  • 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 and Hogs – 2% of dry feed ration
  • Chickens – 5% in feed
  • Goats, Sheep, Alpacas, and Llamas – 2% in grain
  • Horses – 1/2 to 1 cup in daily ration Humans – 1 heaping tablespoon daily
Other bugs that are affected by diatomaceous earth are ants, caterpillars, cut worms, army worms, fleas, ticks, cockroaches, snails, spiders, termites, scorpions, silverfish, lice, mites, centipedes, earwigs, slugs, aphids, Japanese beetles (grub stage), corn earworm, cucumber beetles, corn borer, stink bugs, squash vine borers, thrips, loopers, and many more. Human grade. More information