As a Natural Deodorizer: • Sprinkle enough DE to lightly cover bottom of your garbage can. Replace when the garbage is taken out. • Place 1/2 – 1 cup of DE in your refrigerator as you would a box of baking soda. • Add 2-3 tablespoons of DE to your vacuum cleaner bag or canister. • Mix 1/4 – 1/2 cup of DE with kitty litter to deodorize and also to clump moisture. • Sprinkle a small amount of DE into smelly shoes or sports equipment, let sit overnight, then shake out and wipe clean the following morning. As a Non-Toxic Cleaner: • Combine DE with dish soap and a few drops of vinegar, forming a paste that can be used as a household soft scrub. • Sprinkle DE on wet carpet stains to absorb moisture. Do not scrub. Let sit for no longer than 2 hours, then go over with a vacuum. • Combine DE and water until paste forms. Apply a small amount to a soft cloth and use to polish flatware, silver, gold, and jewelry. • Remove tarnish by rubbing spots with dry DE and a soft cloth. As a Beauty Product: • Create your own facial mask by combining DE with pure water, mixing until a paste is formed. Apply to the skin and leave on for up to 5 minutes before rinsing with warm water. • Enhance your at-home manicure with a nail soak combining DE with water and your favorite essential oil(s). In the Garden: • Use as a soil amendment, delivering DE’s natural supply of trace minerals to enhance soil. DE’s moisture-retaining properties also help to keep light, sandy soil moist. • Combine 1 cup DE with 1/2 gallon water, stirring well. Use a soft brush to coat the leaves of plants that are experiencing problems with pests. Keep children and pets away for 2-3 hours after applying. • Preserve and store flower bulbs by sprinkling lightly with DE before placing in a permeable bag. Hang bag in a dry place for optimal airflow.
This product is sold by weight not volume. Some settling may occur.
Not intended for human consumption. Do not inhale this product. If using this product for prolonged periods of time, wear a dust mask to avoid respiratory irritation. Use as directed. Stop use in the event of respiratory, eye, or skin irritation, and contact your doctor if irritation persists.