Plain and simple, its grounded dead diatoms. If you remember your biology class in high school Diatoms belong to the Kingdom Protista, and these small silica-based lifeforms can be found in bodies of water even in mud puddles.
Photo by National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, University of Southampton
Now for some organic talk, there's a lot of Eco-friendly and Go-Green campaigns lately in the media that's finally putting useful and organic products like Diatomaceous Earth in the spotlight. They can be a substitute for harmful pesticides. They are less toxic and there's even what you call food-grade Diatomaceous Earth that can be use as animal and poultry feed. Diatomaceous Earth is an ingredient used in making toothpaste, cigars, aquarium tank filters and insect repellents.
In the Philippines, Deltaromeo trading is a pioneer of organic solutions against environmental pollutants. They offer food-grade Diatomaceous Earth and organic disinfectants for industrial facilities, farms, slaughterhouses and waste water treatment.
Deltaromeo trading - Diatomaceous Earth supplier
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Visit their site http://deltaromeo.net for your supply of Diatomaceous Earth and let your company or institution benefit from this earth-friendly alternative solution.