Diatomaceous Earth Explained

Mar 03, 2019by Jacqui - F&F

If you’ve never heard of diatomaceous earth, read on as we explain the benefits and uses of this natural internal cleanser.

What is diatomaceous earth? 

Diatomaceous Earth is a powder that comes from the fossilized remains of small, aquatic organisms called diatoms. The skeletons are made of silica which is known to have positive effects on the human body and contains vital ingredients that may help naturally cleanse your body of toxins. This pure and untreated food-grade diatomaceous earth is composed of approximately 94% silica, a trace mineral that is required by tendons, cartilage, blood vessels, and bones. It is also great for skin, hair and nails. The Earth Purities super fine Diatomaceous Earth is Australian, organic, pure and untreated.


So, how do I use diatomaceous earth?

To use, simply add one tablespoon to water, juice or smoothies and stir. You can include diatomaceous earth in your diet once or twice daily. While your using this product, it’s very important to keep hydrated. 

WARNING: Never use without adding liquid. Do NOT breathe in. 

What are the benefits of diatomaceous earth? 

Diatomaceous earth has a multitude of uses and benefits, and is often considered nature’s cleanser of the body. Some of the main benefits include:

  • It is reported to assist in removing intestinal invaders from the digestive tract
  • It may assist in cleansing by supporting regularity and the removal of toxic metals
  • It may improve the strength of your joints, teeth and bones 
  • It may improve your digestion and overall gut health 
  • It may help to reduce gas, bloating and wind 
  • It can help promote a healthy sleeping pattern
  • It may help reduce cholesterol levels 
  • It may enhance your overall immune system

*Information in this article is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Please see local GP or healthcare professional for medical advice*

How many uses can I get out of one bag of diatomaceous earth? 

Here at F&F, we stock the Earth Purities 250g bag which should allow for 125 serves per packet. This is based on a serving size of approximately 2g. We also offer Love Your Gut by Supercharged Foods which is a 250g bag.  

You can shop the Earth Purities Diatomaceous Earth online now at F&F.

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