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Plants of the Southwest

Diatomaceous Earth

Multipurpose powder from mined diatom skeleton deposits. Used in plastics, filters, soaps, toothpaste. Absorbs toxins and viruses. Has been added to animal feed for internal parasites, and bug problems in the house and garden. Food Grade. Keep out of eyes, avoid blooming flowers for pollinators' health.
    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: insect


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