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Everything You Need To Know For Total Rodent Control

Diatomaceous Earth: The Secret Weapon in Your Pest Control Arsenal

Graveyard Gardening: Using Diatomaceous Earth to Revive Soil

Homemade Halloween Decor: Cauldron Concoctions

How to protect plants during the colder season: Mummify

Spooky Soil Secrets: Unearth the Magic of Diatomaceous Earth for Halloween Gardens

Top 10 Beginner Gardening Tips

Spring Detox Guide: Smoothie Recipes

How To Use Diatomaceous Earth!

Diatomaceous Earth Lemonade Recipe

Does Diatomaceous Earth Kill Bed Bugs?

How to Apply Diatomaceous Earth for Cockroaches

Natural Indoor Ant Treatment

Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth: Human Benefits

Diatomaceous Earth: Natural Bed Bug Control

DE Detox: Cleanse Your Body with Diatomaceous Earth

How to Chase Away Rodents with Diatomaceous Earth

Natural Flea Control for Cats with Diatomaceous Earth

Natural Flea Control for Dogs with Diatomaceous Earth

Does Diatomaceous Earth Have Side Effects?

Diatomaceous Earth for Cats

The Difference Between DE and Bentonite Clay

Health Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous Earth: The Natural Cockroach Killer

Diatomaceous Earth for Dogs

Can Diatomaceous Earth Help Me Lose Weight?

Beginner's Guide to Diatomaceous Earth

Why Home Remedies for Bed Bugs Are Your Only Option

Diatomaceous Earth Benefits Your Hair, Skin, and Nails

Using DE to Polish Copper Bottomed Pots and Pans

Keep Silverware from Tarnishing

Diatomaceous Earth: Deodorizing The Bread Box

Diatomaceous Earth: Elk Feed Additive

Polishing and Cleaning Silver and Pewter Utensils

Polishing and Cleaning Utensils (Non-Silver)

Diatomaceous Earth: Deodorizing Your Vacuum

Diatomaceous Earth: Goose Feed Additive

Diatomaceous Earth: Deodorizing Shoes

Diatomaceous Earth: Bison Feed Additive

Diatomaceous Earth: Polish Out Hard Water Stains

How Do You Spell Diatomaceous Earth?

Diatomaceous Earth: Deodorizing Trash Cans

Diatomaceous Earth: Duck Feed Additive

How Our Diatomaceous Earth Is Going Green

Deodorizing Cupboards, Drawers, and Closets with DE

Pesticides and Dogs Don't Mix

The Many Names of Diatomaceous Earth

Wilcox 3 Quart Duster

Dustin-Mizer Duster

JT Eaton Duster

Does Diatomaceous Earth Have Side Effects?


Numerous people have ingested diatomaceous earth and experienced positive results. To learn about these benefits, read our eating DE article. While diatomaceous earth is an organic and useful product, these benefits are the result of people's personal experience and opinions rather than scientific studies.

Many people may wonder what possible side effects could come from eating food grade diatomaceous earth. There are no real known side effects because it's not approved by the FDA to eat. The FDA recognizes that diatomaceous earth is used as a filter aid in other products, and this poses no problem to users of those products. It isn't really known if there are any problems, and many testimonials would state that there are no major problems.

Of course, with that said, too much of anything is a bad thing, and the same idea applies to diatomaceous earth. Try to only use 1 tsp of diatomaceous earth mixed in a drink or meal within a 24 hour period. Make sure you purchase food grade diatomaceous earth if you want to start eating it. Another caution is issued to those who are pregnant or nursing. Check with a qualified health professional before ingesting diatomaceous earth as a supplement if you're pregnant or nursing.

Disclaimer: Testimonials on the use of diatomaceous earth are for reference only and are not approved by any type of governing board such as the FDA, USDA, or EPA. Uses outside of what said boards have approved are again, testimonials only and should also not to be considered or taken as professional advice by a physician, pharmacist, or any other health care provider to cure, treat, diagnose, or prevent any type of health condition. If you do have a serious health condition we recommend you see a qualified healthcare provider as soon as possible.