Okay, so it doesn’t roll easily from your mouth, nor is it easy to spell – Diatomaceous earth is a powdery white substance made from the teeny shells of even teenier creatures that lived ages ago.
Why am I telling you about it? Well, I for one, use it to get rid of ants and cockroaches so that I don’t use poisons that might harm my pets (who get into nearly everything). I use food grade so that if it gets on my hands I am also safe.
But there are loads of great things to use this for and with: