Use DE for an All Natural Hygiene Regimen

There are many wonderful uses for Diatomaceous Earth. This one product can replace an entire household of harsh chemical substitutes.  Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth can be used confidently within the home, in the garden, and on the farm. Those who are in the process of eliminating toxic chemicals from their lives should examine the wide range of uses.

Tooth Powder                                                                                                                    

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There are two ways to use Diatomaceous Earth as a toothpaste. One is to sprinkle your regular toothpaste with it each time that you brush. Another is to start from scratch and make your own natural, non-toxic tooth powder. The latter will eliminate the harsh chemicals found in commercial toothpaste such as fluoride. While consumers are assured that the fluoride levels in commercial toothpaste are safe, they are also warned not to leave it within reach of young children. One standard size tube of commercial toothpaste contains enough fluoride to produce toxic effects in a small child weighing around 10kg. This is set at 5 mg/kg body weight. The average child of this weight is at least somewhat mobile. A tooth powder may be made combining one part DE to two parts baking soda. The Diatomaceous Earth assist the teeth through remineralization and is an abrasive which helps to remove set stains.


Finely milled Diatomaceous Earth may be used as a safe and gentle exfoliator. DE naturally contains natural minerals which nourish the skin such as zinc; calcium; copper; magnesium; phosphorus; and selenium. Combine enough water and finely milled, food grade Diatomaceous Earth to create a spreadable paste. Use circular motions to lightly massage the paste into the skin. Allow to remain on the skin for about two minutes. During this time, the DE begins to dry and pull impurities from your face. Use a soft, warm cloth to remove the paste using the same circular motions to gently exfoliate the skin.

Natural Deodorant

Body odor can be tamed naturally with non-toxic, food grade Diatomaceous Earth. DE does not contain as much alkaline as baking soda based deodorants and individuals who experience a sensitivity to it prefer to use Diatomaceous Earth instead. Combine 1/8 cup Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth, 1/3 cup cornstarch, and 1/4 cup unrefined, melted coconut oil. Mix the dry ingredients first. Slowly drizzle melted coconut oil into powder and mix thoroughly. Store in a tightly sealed, preferably glass, container. Apply to the underarm area with your fingertips.

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Diatomaceous Earth may be sprinkled into your socks and/or shoes before putting them on each day. DE safely absorbs the moisture from your feet and in your shoes. Fungal infections thrive in dark, warm, and moist environments. Not only does Diatomaceous Earth wick away the moisture, it also contains antifungal properties.



Diatomaceous Earth Online offers a premium food grade DE which is milled to various sizes. It is non-toxic and completely additive free. Our Diatomaceous Earth is mined from Australia’s own Mt. Garnet which is famous for its content of high-quality Diatomaceous Earth. We offer several different milled sizes of DE. Check out all of our blogs and products then visit our online shop today to place your order.

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