Diatomaceous Earth - Human Use-dosage etc. WOW !!!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Chicken Woman, Oct 26, 2008.

  1. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    I would like to know just who this person is and where the info came from. Not everything in print can be believed. [​IMG]
     
  2. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    Quote:I dont use a mask or a respirator when using ours....but I probably am not the best to take advice from as I do lots of things i probably shouldnt.
     
  3. spatcher

    spatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Which person?
     
  4. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

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    What person ?
     
  5. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Research this one. I do not think you can harm yourself using food grade DE. The real question is are you doing yourself any good, especially considering the cost?
     
  6. spatcher

    spatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One study I read (had all the Dr's, PHD's Scientists and other professionals listed) said it was being used in medical studies for autistic children because it had the potential of removing metals from the body i.e mercury and lead. Study's are just that and each of us have to make our own decisions. I do take it faithfully and whether or not it is just in my head, I do feel better! Thats all I got to say about that LOL
     
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    A mask would be a good thing to use no matter what the small particles were. Dust, sand, smoke, 100% safe and inert things to touch are all bad if they get into your lungs.
     
  8. Chicken Woman

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    IM not sure why you would worry about the cost as it is really not expensive and goes along way.
     
  9. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    Spatcher, how DO you take it? Mix it with a liquid or what?
     
  10. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    I was asking who Chicken Women is because she sounds like a salesperson for a company who sells DE. And I was wondering where her info came from. I have been familiar with DE for several years now and have used it for my birds. But I have yet to see any "proof" that it actually does all it is said to do. Inquiring minds want the truth, not the hype. [​IMG]
     

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