Did you know you can use Diatomaceous Earth as an insecticide? Apply a light powder in areas where insect’s crawl, once an insect comes in contact with the powder it will kill them. It is also safe around people.
Diatomaceous Earth is used in swimming pools as a aid for filtering. It is a naturally occurring, soft, siliceous sedimentary rock that is easily crumbled into a fine white to off-white powder. Diatomaceous Earth consists of fossilized remains of diatoms, a type of hard-shelled algae. It is used as a filtration aid, mild abrasive in products including toothpaste.