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DE - Fossil Shell Flour

DE - Fossil Shell Flour Image
Would you prefer a GREEN, non-toxic alternative to common household needs but don't know where to go or what to use?

The answer is closer than you think! Diatomaceous Earth - not just completely natural but certified organic, a food grade fine white powder that provide a fantastic array of uses in the household, on the farm, and in commercial and horticultural applications.

Fossilized fresh water algae deposits, once part of an enormous family called Diatoms are the largest group of plants known to mankind. With more than just a few tricks up their sleeve they have several unique properties that you will find quite simply amazing. An all family friendly, chemical free and non-toxic mineral from ancient times in the 21st
Diatomaceous Earth from Perma-guard or Fossil Shell Flour are the fossilised remains of one-celled plants (phytoplankton) called diatoms that are mined in Nevada from the South Western region of the USA.

Examined under a microscope and magnified 7000x these tiny diatoms appear as spiny honeycombs or tiny cheese-grater like cylinders. These microscopic cylinders are extremely hard and sharp. On the hardness scale, diamonds are 9, DE is 7, insect exo-skeletons are typically rated a 3.

The upside of which is when insects (ants, fleas, flies, cock-roaches to name but a few) come into contact with DE it ultimately kills them. The tiny particles of the sharp and hard DE stick to the insect, abrasively rub through and serrate their epi-cuticle and joints, absorb their bodily fluids and they die of dehydration. This process is purely mechanical not chemical. As such there is no build up or chemical residue, the insect cannot build up immunity or become tolerant to it. There is no plant or livestock with-holding period for human consumption.

DE is a desiccant. It absorbs moisture – some six times its own weight.

DE is death to bugs – every-time! However, the insect must come into contact with DE in order for it to work. As a result Fossil Shell Flour is used extensively overseas in domestic and commercial applications as a natural insecticide with OMRI organic registration.

Despite Fossil Shell Flour having a debilitating and eventual fatal effect on bugs and insects it does not harm its warm blooded host and has no negative impact on mammals.

Poultry, Pets and Livestock can be dusted or brushed in DE as a chemical free aid to rid themselves of external parasites such as fleas, ticks, mites and lice.
DE - Fossil Shell Flour
Diatomaceous Earth - 500gm bag Image

Diatomaceous Earth - 500gm bag
100 % Diatomaceous Earth- Fossil Shell Flour

Diatomaceous Earth - 1kg bag Image

Diatomaceous Earth - 1kg bag
100 % Diatomaceous Earth- Fossil Shell Flour

Diatomaceous Earth - 2kg bag Image

Diatomaceous Earth - 2kg bag
100 % Diatomaceous Earth- Fossil Shell Flour

Diatomaceous Earth - 5kg bag Image

Diatomaceous Earth - 5kg bag
100 % Diatomaceous Earth- Fossil Shell Flour

Diatomaceous Earth - 22.6kg bag Image

Diatomaceous Earth - 22.6kg bag
100 % Diatomaceous Earth- Fossil Shell Flour