WHAT IS DIATOMACEOUS EARTH- FOSSIL SHELL FLOUR
(AMORPHOUS NON-CRYSTALLINE SILICON DIOXIDE)?
"There are many uses
for DE, but remarkably, now, humans too can benefit from the cleansing,
filtering agents of diatomaceous earth. It is apparent from the research and
anecdotal evidence, that food grade diatomaceous earth provides multiple
health advantages for humans and animals as well. Used as a daily treatment, diatomaceous earth can alleviate the
potentially deadly risks of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and obesity,
ameliorate annoying and stressful issues stemming from intestinal bacteria and
parasites, bronchia inflammation, kidney and urinary infections, irregular
bowels, as well as assist with vertigo, headaches, tinnitus, insomnia, and acts
as an anti- inflammatory.
Diatomaceous earth is hands down the best remedy for
parasites in our bodies. Studies show diatomaceous earth can help those
suffering with diabetes and with arterial disease, joint pain and may prevent
or alleviate Alzheimer's disease by preventing the absorption of aluminium.
Another of the benefits of Silica is that it helps to destroy bad fats.
Diatomaceous Earth is Mother Nature's product with no harm to the environment,
pets or people."
What is Diatomaceous Earth?
is a remarkable, all-natural product made from tiny fossilized water plants or algea. DE
is a naturally occurring siliceous sedimentary mineral compound from
microscopic skeletal remains of unicellular algae-like plants called diatoms.
These plants have been part of the earth's ecology since prehistoric times. It
is believed that 30 million years ago the diatoms built up into deep, chalky
deposits of diatomite. The diatoms are mined and ground up to render a powder
that looks and feels like talcum powder. DE is approximately 3% magnesium, 88%
silicon, 3% calcium, 3% sodium, 2% iron and many other trace minerals such as
titanium, boron, manganese, copper and zirconium. Organic Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth is a
natural (not calcined or flux calcined) compound.
How Diatomaceous Earth Works
DE addresses a broad spectrum
of harmful toxins entering the body
Bacteria, Parasites, Fungi, Protozoa, Viruses (including Poliovirus), Endotoxins, Pesticides and drug residues, E-Coli, Heavy Metals (including methyl mercury), Proteinaceous Toxins produced by some intestinal infections
Many harmful things entering
the body have a positive charge. Silica is a semi-conductive mineral which when
warmed by body heat becomes negatively charged and gives off electrons. These
negatively charged mineral ions and/or individual shells attract bad microbes,
free radicals, positively charged waste and other harmful things. Acting as
magnets, the negatively charged shells and/or ions attract and absorb positive
things that are small enough to go through the holes. Add a sugar molecule and
you can trap toxins into the porous food-grade DE particle which is then
excreted safely out of the body. Because of the strong charge, each shell can
absorb a large number of positively charged substances, whether they be
chemical or in the form of bacteria or viruses. They pass on through the
stomach and intestine, taking these harmful substances out of the body.
When Diatomaceous Earth is
taken into the body it starts working in 3 different ways:
As it moves through the stomach and digestive
tract, it attracts and absorbs bacteria, fungi, protozoa, viruses (including
poliovirus), endotoxins, pesticide and drug residues, E-Coli, heavy metals
(including methyl mercury) and protein, perhaps even the proteinaceous toxins
produced by some intestinal infections. These toxins are trapped and passed out
of the body. In addition, any larger parasites that happen to be in the stomach
of digestive tract are "cut up" and killed by the sharp edges of the
DE (but DE does NOT kill the beneficial bacteria in the gut). All of these
activities result in a much healthier body with less sickness. Many DE users
claim to "feel better" with the use of DE. This better feeling comes
from all the "junk" being removed from the body and by giving our
immune system the "jump start" it needs.
Diatomaceous Earth is very hard. On the hardness
scale where diamonds are a 9, DE is a 7. This is very important, because as
those millions of tiny hard and sharp DE cylinders pass through the small and
large intestines, they "scrub" the walls. After only a few months of
taking DE, the intestine wall is no longer coated with mucus and molds but CLEAN!!
The advantages of this are:
Regular bowel movements (This is the most talked about use of DE)
Healthier Colon. This is especially important as
we get older. A clean healthy colon keeps away polyps, cancers, and ulcers.
Today, many are spending thousands of dollars to get colonics to do the same
thing as DE does. Many users report increased energy and needing less sleep.
This is a result of all the food and nutrients that are taken in being better
absorbed into the blood stream. With a coated colon many nutrients never get absorbed.
A small amount of Diatomaceous Earth gets
absorbed into the blood stream as silica. One of the benefits of Silica is that
it helps to destroy bad fats. On average, DE lowers cholesterol by 40-50
points. Many users have also experienced a decrease in high blood pressure.
The benefits of silica are
many. In today's grains, there is actually a shortage of silica. Years ago, the
silica found in our foodstuffs was adequate, but with today's hybrids and
depleted soils, only about 1/3 of the silica needed is supplied in our food. DE
is a simple and inexpensive way to get the silica your body needs.
The intake of silica through
DE can help you in many ways:
1. Lower High Blood Pressure.
2. Lower High Cholesterol.
- Most are reporting 40-50 points lower after only 2 weeks on DE.
3. Sore joints feeling better -
Osteoporosis is a symptom of the aging process. As calcium in our body system
depletes, our bones become brittle and weak. Taking only a calcium supplement
cannot correct or stop this threatening and crippling disease because the body
cannot assimilate and make use of the calcium without the presence of silica.
Evidence suggests that, instead of affecting healing, supplemental mineral
calcium, on the contrary, accelerates the leaching away of bone calcium and
thus hastens the degenerative process of osteoporosis and similar diseases that
affect the supportive and connective tissues in the human body. For
osteoporosis, silica can stop the pain and even restore the bodies' self repair
process. Silica is responsible for the depositing of minerals into the bones,
especially calcium. It speeds up the healing of fractures and also reduces
scarring at the site of a fracture. Even when calcium is insufficient, the body
can turn silica into calcium that the bones need. Healthier skin - Overseas, DE is used extensively as a health and
beauty product for hair, skin, nails, bones, and joints. Tissue degeneration
accelerates due to aging when connective tissue develops an increasing
inability to retain moisture when left unassisted. Silica can help slow the
degenerative process of connective tissue. With silica, vitality and life,
which are often lost as the years accumulate, can be naturally maintained or
even restored to your skin. Collagen, largely made up of silica, is the glue
that holds us together. If our body has enough silica, the collagen will make
us look younger. Silica helps with skin problems and injuries including
itching, rashes, abscesses, boils, acne, calluses, warts, eczemas, burns,
frostbite, benign skin sores, insect bites and bedsores. If you regularly
follow a silica regimen, your skin will keep its young look.
4. Hair That Grows - Hair is nature's greatest
beauty enhancer. Hair deserves to be pampered. Hair at 90 micrograms per gram
is almost as rich in silica as are healthy bones, which contain 100 micrograms
5. Teeth and Gums - Hardening the enamel,
silica prevents cavities and preserves teeth. Silica also prevents bleeding
gums, gum atrophy, and recession that cause the loosening of teeth, which could
ultimately lead to tooth loss. Silica effectively fights ulceration and the
decay of bones and teeth and also lessens inflammation.
6. Toughens nails - Your nail plates are
complex protein structures that grow four to five millimeters per month on
average. With silica supplementation, fragile nails become normal within a
short period of time. Silica will beautify the appearance of your nails and
improve their hardness, making them shinier and less prone to breaking.