Natural Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth 50 Lb Perma-guard For Sale
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This sale is for one (1) 50 pound bag of Food Chemical Codex Grade
diatomaceous earth. 50 pounds is
packaged in a double lined paper bag.
This sale ships within 24 business hours of sale win, excluding weekends and holidays. Paid sale wins received by noon EST
Mon-Fri will ship same day,
pick-up from our southern California Lake Elsinore location is
available for a $20.00 pick-up fee. (Shipping fees will be adjusted when we process your order). We wholesale product to 150+ retail
stores and veterinarians around the globe, so we do not sell direct to
the general public from our office locations in southern California, as
we refer customers to our local retail stores, but since our retail
stores do not offer 50 pound bags of DE at our sale price, we will
allow local pick-up for this item.
Codex Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth (aka Perma-Guard Fossil Shell Flour) has no expiration date as it is already the fossilized shell
remains of the bottoms of fresh water lake beds thousands of years old.
WHAT IS DIATOMACEOUS EARTH?
Diatomaceous earth (DE) is the remains of microscopic
one-celled plants (phytoplankton) called diatoms that lived in the oceans and
lakes that once covered the western part of the US and other parts of the
world. Diatoms (algae) are the grass of the oceans and lakes. Just
as grass is the staple food of earth animals, diatoms are the food of the ocean
or fresh water grazers. Magnified 7000 times, diatomaceous earth looks
like spiny honeycombs. Diatomaceous earth is mined from underwater beds
or from ancient dried lake bottoms thousands of years old. This means,
diatomaceous earth has an unlimited shelf life provided you keep it dry.
Diatomaceous earth is mined, milled, and processed into a
myriad of types for a large variety of uses. Filtering and filler are two main uses but
diatomaceous earth also ends up in paints, cosmetics, drugs, chemical
insecticides, etc. Because the milling produces different sized and
shaped particles, it is important not to use the filtering type for
Pool filter grade diatomaceous earth
has been heat and chemically treated and will poison an animal or human who
ingests it, so it is always of utmost importance to only obtain food grade
diatomaceous earth to use in and around your household.
Our diatomaceous earth is organic OMRI listed Food Chemical Codex Grade. It is
a non-treated, non-calcined fresh water Diatomaceous Earth. It comes from fresh
water lake beds and is mined, crushed, sifted, bagged, pure white in color and
contains less than .5% crystalline silica. There are food grade diatomaceous earth
products that are yellow or tan in color which indicates higher iron content.
Those which are gray in color contain more clay.
DE is EPA
- To be mixed with grains to control
meal worms as well as other pests and has been exempted from tolerance
requirements as an inert, inactive ingredient in chemical pesticides
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, & Hogs - 2% of dry feed ration
Chickens - 5% in feed
Goats & Sheep - 2% in grain
Horses - 1/2 to 1 cup in daily ration
*Humans - 1 to 2 heaping tablespoons daily
Internal feeding of food grade diatomaceous earth helps eliminate most
intestinal worms, though possibly not all. It's also excellent when fed daily to keep
down fly loads, since food grade diatomaceous earth is eliminated from the
body, exactly the way it went in, it helps reduce the manure odor and kills
flies that come in contact with it.
Mix in animal feed or grain and/or feed free choice. Our goats, fowl, and dogs eat it free choice.
*Some recommend to dose humans by mixing food grade diatomaceous earth in
a glass of water before bed or first thing in the morning, well before
breakfast, to allow diatomaceous earth time to move through and absorb toxins
from one’s digestive tract without interfering or absorbing nutrients from
foods or liquids. Some report great
results consuming 1 tsp. in a glass of water prior to each meal, 3x/day. Others prefer to take it at bedtime so DE can
work while they are sleeping.
I take my DE in ½ cup of water, stir well and quickly drink. Our employees take their daily dose mixed in
orange juice, coffee, smoothies, or protein drinks.
DE has a pH of 8.0 so alkalizes the body and soil.
EXTERNAL APPLICATIONS FOR LIVESTOCK, BARNS, COOPS, KENNELS,
& LITTER BOXES: We use DE
throughout the barn, fowl coops, and pastures. When mucking the barn and coops, I lightly,
but thoroughly sprinkle diatomaceous earth absolutely everywhere! It keeps the kidding barn cleansed and dry. In between barn mucking, I sprinkle
diatomaceous earth on wet spots to help dry them out and keep flies from laying
Food grade diatomaceous earth is excellent in the fowl coops – on the
ground, in nesting/dusting boxes to prevent lice and mites. Sprinkle directly on fowl feathers to
eliminate mites and lice. One thorough
application of diatomaceous earth has their feathers growing back immediately.
Dairy cow owners put food grade diatomaceous earth in burlap bags, so
cows can rub against it and sprinkle themselves with DE, which helps to
eliminate flies that land on them, as well as lice, mites, and ticks.
Apply to moist kennel areas to reduce odors, dry the area, and prevent
Deodorizing and absorption are natural functions of diatomaceous earth,
so add to kitty litter to absorb odors and keep the litter box drier.
A small amount of food grade DE applied to livestock water keeps algae
from growing on hot summer days. Dosage
rates vary depending on your climate, humidity, and temperature.
Food grade diatomaceous earth is great for compost piles, to prevent
breeding pests and control odors.
We use food grade diatomaceous earth on the barn floors at kidding time,
instead of using lime which can be toxic. This helps prevent flies and other pests from
breeding and keeps the newborn kids healthy, happy, strong, and free of
HOME APPLICATIONS: If you
are building a new home, barn, or other structure that is the perfect time to
use DE and apply it on the inside of the walls, in the attic, etc. to prevent
pesky bugs now and in the future.
DE can be applied along baseboards, under appliances, inside cabinets and
drawers, inside wall outlets, lightly in carpeting, and anywhere you are having
an insect problem. Test lightly in an area of your home that you want to apply
it to make sure you and your family don’t have a reaction to it, then apply or
reapply as needed.
larvae or eggs, so DE must be left out long enough for the hatchlings to come
in contact with it. You can vacuum the
treated areas once/week (make sure some DE is in the vacuum bag to dehydrate
any live insects you vacuum up), then reapply if needed. Since most insects have a laying cycle of 7
to 21 days, we recommend treating inside the home for at least 30 days for best
insect problem is coming from outside the home, but the insects are now
residing in your home, treat both outside the home and inside at the same time
for maximum effectiveness.
YARD, GARDEN, & LANDSCAPE APPLICATIONS: DE’s minerals are great for the yard and gardens. DE has a pH of 8.0 so alkalizes the soil.
Apply DE to ant hills. Small ants
may require a few applications to completely eliminate them, as they burrow new
hills elsewhere, after we cover their initial hill with DE, but if we keep at
it, eventually they disappear. Big ants
are eliminated within two applications of a reasonable amount of DE applied to
their ant hill. Ants in trash cans can
be controlled by either painting DE around the bottom of the trash can or
sprinkling it dry around it. They’ll go
elsewhere, as they do not like walking over DE. Of course, you will need to find their home to
completely eliminate them, but it will keep them away from areas you put DE. Sprinkled around the house foundation keeps
new crawling insects from coming inside.
We mix food grade diatomaceous earth with water to paint our fruit tree
trunks with it, like a white wash. The
DE keeps ants OFF our fruit trees. 1 cup applied to ½ gallon of water works
well. Be sure to stir frequently as the
DE settles to the bottom. Good as a
white wash for wood fencing too.
1 to 2 cups per gallon of water can be used to apply diatomaceous earth
in a backpack or hose end sprayer for problem infestations of mites, aphids,
fungus problems, etc. Food grade
diatomaceous earth will turn whatever you paint or spray with it - white – so
it may look like a “white” winter at your place.
Food grade diatomaceous earth will not destroy earthworms, if applied to
the top of the soil in worm farms and the worms are allowed to work it into the
soil on their own. It is actually
beneficial to the worms and compost just make sure to allow the worms to do the
work and do not bury/smother them in the DE.
OUTDOOR BUGS AFFECTED BY DIATOMACEOUS EARTH: Ants,
fire ants, caterpillars, cut worms, army worms, fleas, ticks, bed bugs, cockroaches,
snails, spiders, termites, scorpions, silver fish, lice, mites, flies,
centipedes, earwigs, slugs, aphids, Japanese beetles (grub stage), bed bugs,
fruit flies, corn earworm, cucumber beetles, corn borer, sting bugs, squash
vine borers, thrips, loopers, etc.
Pests that lay eggs may require a second application to catch the
MINERALIZATION: Natural food grade
diatomaceous earth contains 15 trace minerals: calcium, magnesium, sodium,
potassium, copper, zinc iron, phosphorous, selenium, etc. People note shinier
coats, better overall health, better production, etc. in their animals who are
fed food grade diatomaceous earth regularly.
FLY CONTROL: Used daily, DE
helps eliminate our fly population. Sprinkle
DE on livestock when flies are present. Dust barns, coops, after mucking, and
dust top of manure/compost piles. We
feed it daily to all dogs, cats, fowl, and livestock, so it comes out in the manure
of each animal and prevents flies from growing in the manures.
Farmers hang burlap bags full of diatomaceous earth for the cattle to rub
against and keep themselves dusted, which eliminates flies, mites, and other
pests that land on them.
Diatomaceous earth can be put in a backpack sprayer mixed with water to
spray your barn or coop buildings. Reapply
DE when rain or water washes or wind blows it away.
GRAIN STORAGE & PROTECTION: Codex food grade diatomaceous
earth is a healthy non-toxic alternative to chemical contamination of stored
grain. When the grain is to be used,
food grade diatomaceous earth can be easily removed, but need not be. Since it
is “food grade”, makes no difference in taste or cooking quality, and adds 15
trace minerals. Suggested grain storage use: 1 cup of DE will protect 50 #’s of grain -- 5
cups of food grade diatomaceous earth will protect 300 #’s of grain -- 7 lbs.
of DE will protect 1500 #’s of grain or seeds. One source advises only 1 to 2 #’s of DE per
ton of grain.
study done by ACRES, USA, Inc. advised that after 12 months of storage, the
food grade diatomaceous earth treated material had 15 insects, compared to 4884
for malathion and 16,994 for untreated grain.
DIATOMACEOUS EARTH DETOX & CLEANSING BENEFITS: Food grade diatomaceous earth has been reported in scientific literature
to absorb methyl mercury, e-coli, endotoxins, viruses (including poliovirus),
organophosphate pesticide residues, drug resides, and protein, perhaps even the
proteinaceous toxins produced by some intestinal infections. Food grade
diatomaceous earth detoxes the body.
There are some features about food grade diatomaceous earth that
correspond with its ability as both a digestive aid and a colon cleanser. The honeycomb skeletal form of diatomaceous
earth is found, under microscopic evaluation to reveal a tendency to become
filled and clogged with hard debris such as intestinal scale. Food grade diatomaceous earth has not been
found to cause any insult to the mucosa or barrier wall.
Diatomaceous earth has a negative charge and bacteria has a positive
charge, wherein it is believed by some that food grade diatomaceous earth
sweeps bacteria out of the body by trapping it in its honeycomb shaped skeletal
We use diatomaceous earth to clean sinks, water troughs, etc., as it
cleans like borax making clean up around the house, barns, kennels, and
pastures quicker and easier.
OTHER NATURAL DE
Food grade diatomaceous earth works in a purely
physical/mechanical manner, not ‘chemical’ and thus has no chemical
toxicity. Best yet, parasites don’t build up a tolerance/immunity
to it, so rotation of wormers is unnecessary.
often ask if it is safe, since it is labeled "Codex Food Chemical Grade
Diatomaceous Earth". This Codex rating was obtained
because DE is safe for internal consumption and thus is labeled
"Food" grade, BUT since DE "acts" like a chemical by
dehydrating insects, it is exceptionally useful in organic farming, gardening,
and home pest control. The
"Chemical" Grade rating tells us it can be used like a chemical
(since it simply dehydrates insects), but is safefor internal consumption
as well. Without the "Chemical" rating, those wanting to use it
for flea, tick, fly, ant, or other insect control would think it's only useful
as a feed supplement in food, so it was
labeled "Chemical" grade since it acts like a chemical, but it is NOT
a true chemical like a pesticide or insecticide. It is perfectly safe for oral
· DE manufacturers who work in diatomaceous earth mines 5 days/week
advise inhaling it is not a problem (tho of course, don't be snuffing it) and
we have not had problems when inhaling DE in small amounts. IF you have asthma or some other lung ailment,
either wear a mask or be very careful when using food grade diatomaceous earth.
· Do NOT get diatomaceous earth in the eyes. DE is drying to the eyes, so do NOT put it out
when you or your pets are downwind of it. DE is drying to your skin, hands, and feet,
just as it can be to your pets.
· Do NOT use heavily in carpet. Some advise too much DE causes vacuum problems.
· NEVER use pool filter grade or any diatomaceous earth other than those labeled
"Food Grade" for yourself or your animals. It can poison or kill
· Some people experience a healing crisis (detox reaction) when beginning DE
consumption. If this occurs, reduce the dose, till your body is cleansed, and
then increase to the RDA.
· Remember, DE will kill beneficial insects as well, so don't put it on your
flowers where the honey bees go and use wisely.
DISCLAIMER: Any food grade diatomaceous earth uses other than those approved by the
EPA, FDA, or USDA are strictly reports of what farmers, others, and we
ourselves have done with diatomaceous earth.
Additionally, the following
material is not intended as a substitute for the advice of a physician or vet. This information is not intended as a
substitute for the reader's independent judgment and personal
responsibility. Health issues are far
too important to delegate to anyone else. It is highly recommended you seek information
and counsel from as wide a variety of sources as possible, as in the end YOU
make the decisions.
Grade Diatomaceous Earth is not EPA registered to be used as a pesticide
in the state of California or Texas. We can ship to California, but we
just need to inform you it does not have an EPA approved label. We
cannot ship Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth to Texas.
statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This
product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
accept PayPal payments. Payment is
required within 3 days after sale ends.
If sale win is not paid for within 3 days, the item will be relisted
and a non-payment item will be filed.
ship within 24 business hours after payment is received. sale wins before noon EST Monday through
Friday will ship the same business day.
ship via UPS or Fed Ex Ground. Please make
sure you give us BOTH a valid UPS AND Fed Ex shipping address.
orders are received within 3 to 5 business days, though occasionally an order
can take longer. Extreme weather
conditions will affect delivery through all shipping carriers. IF you have not received an order within that
time frame, please e-mail us so we can track it for you and find out where the
package is at. To date, this has NOT
happened, but if it does, please e-mail us via our contact information
ALASKA & HAWAII
We can only ship 50 lbs. of food
grade diatomaceous earth to the Continental US at the sale ship
rates. Shipping cost to Alaska and Hawaii are higher. Please choose the Economy shipping option (Parcel Post) this will give you the correct shipping charges for delivery to Alaska and Hawaii.
We do offer local pick-up for $20.00 pick-up fee. Pick-ups must e-mail or call to schedule an appointment day and time, usually Tuesday through Friday (excluding holidays) between 11am and 4pm.
We no longer ship
50 pound bags of DE to countries outside the United States, due to the overly expensive shipping cost.
cases, we can combine shipping for multiple sale wins shipping to the SAME
address. We cannot combine shipping for
multiple sale wins that are shipping to different addresses. Please e-mail us in advance to ask if we can
combine shipping before offerding.
been blessed to have food grade diatomaceous earth in our lives for over 12
years. We take it daily, as do our
children, grandchildren, employees, and we do feed it 365 days/year to all of
our beloved animal companions.
We are the
home of Whispering Winds Wholistic Animal Sanctuary where all incoming rescue
animals are fed DE daily to eliminate internal worms and parasites. It eliminates pot bellies and loose stools in
worm infested pot bellied puppies, kittens, goats, etc. within 48 hours.
above, ALL items WILL ship within 24 business hours Mon-Fri. We will not send you follow-up e-mails. ALL orders that ship via Fed Ex Ground we
will NOT send notifications, UNLESS you e-mail us requesting the tracking
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