What Is Diatomaceous Earth?
Diatomaceous Earth is the result of fossilized remains of a hard-shelled algae or diatoms. It is typically mined from freshwater lake beds but can also be mined from salt water beds as well. The freshwater diatomaceous earth is of a purer and fine quality than saltwater diatomaceous. The diatomaceous is then ground to a fine powder. Diatomaceous earth is used for many purposes from filtration to insecticide. In most forms, diatomaceous earth is not harmful to people or animals and on a daily basis people consume diatomaceous earth.
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What is Fresh Water Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth?
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How Much Should I Give My Animal?
The Following is Recommended Food daily doses for Dogs and Cats. The Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth seems to create an environment in the digestive system that parasites cannot live in. Also reported are great results with sore and painful hips and joints, and even a fuller, healthier shiny coat when given on a regular schedule added to your pet(s)’ food. Use daily for 30 days. Then follow with 5-7 consecutive days monthly, according to the chart below:
|Large Cats||1 teaspoon|
|Dogs 100 lbs +||1-2 tablespoons|
|Dogs 50-100 lbs||1 tablespoon|
|Mini dogs||1/2 teaspoon|
O.C. Collins, DVM, of Midland Animal Clinic and Hospital in Midland, Texas said, “In clinical observations of feeding dogs over 35 lbs. 1 tablespoon/day, and dogs under 35 lbs. 1 teaspoon/day, of diatomaceous earth, within seven days all ova disappeared from stools. Diatomaceous Earth controlled Ascarids (Toxocana), Hookworms (Anclyostoma caninum), and Whipworms (Trichuris vulipis).” Now who wouldn’t want this for their pets?
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