Diatomaceous Earth!

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So I just found out about a product called diatomaceous earth. Apparently it works wonders for cleaning out your body and will get rid of all kinds of parasites and will regulate your digestive system. There have also been a few people that said it helped clear up their acne which makes complete sense to me. I've always had a feeling that my acne has been caused by my poor digestion and I'm really considering trying this product. My acne is very very light thanks to the regime but I still want to find out what is causing my acne so I won't have to use acne products anymore. Has anyone here tried it?

Also if you decide you'd like to try it as well PLEASE make sure you get FOOD GRADE diatomaceous earth. The diatomaceous earth that is sold in pool stores is TOXIC.

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I don't know how it regulates your digestive system, other than by getting rid of parasites. Which it does. I recently started giving it to my dog who is prone to tape worms.

Protease digestive enzymes on an empty stomach also helps weaken and kill parasites as well as fungi and other microbes.


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[ Story: Severe Acne since I was 10. 10+ years of Dermatologists, Antibiotics, topicals and ACCUTANE did nothing. Discovered oranges triggered the worst of my cystic acne = about 70% improvement. Tried some nutrient supplements like B-complex with zinc and C, saw palmetto and a BHA like the aspirin mask = more improvement, a lot less oily. Then, Diet changes = Clear.

Regimen: Anti-inflammatory, nutrient dense, blood sugar stabilizing diet and supplements (for hormones, inflammation, aging, health). No soap or other cleanser except for hand washing! Water only or Oil cleanse. Aloe Vera mixed with niacinimide and a high linoleic acid oil for moisturizer and reduce pigmentation.

Diet effects acne in so many ways: hormone balance, inflammation, Insulin levels, digestion, allergies and intolerances, liver function, adrenal function, SHBG levels, sebum quality, cell function and turnover, nutrient deficiencies, body fat, etc. Basic advice: Eat, sleep, supplement and exercise like you are a diabetic. And eat real food!

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They actually add tiny amounts of Diatomaceous Earth (which is basically ground up silica) to wheat, oats etc. to keep bugs out.

I rub it all over my cat and it works wonders on the fleas, better than advocate or other topical treatments slash tablets.

I don't agree with ingesting it, but if you do then definite avoid pool grade (extremely irritating) or garden grade and opt for food grade DE.


Status: Active acne

I don't take any supplements anymore!

Not on the regimen anymore after being on it for 2 years

updated nov 2012.


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I posted a similar thread about edible earth (bentonite clay), they seem to have similar benefits and work in a similar way to cleanse the digestive tract. Have you tried it? I am trying out edible earth because it seems there has been more research on bentonite clay and its benefits when taken internally.


Current regimen: garlic supplements [as needed], Enzymedica gluten blocker [as needed], nicadan [not sure if it works yet]. I try to simplify as much as I can. Don't take more supplements than you need....try one at a time and be patient.

The supplements that really helped me when my acne was at its worst: inositol, DIM [not as frequently now!] digestive enzymes [don't need them every day anymore, only on cheat days], herpanacine & vitamin C with rose hips/ low acid [not every day], regular sun exposure for vitamin D3, superoxide dismutase (SOD) enzyme supplements. NOTE: I do not recommend DIM for long term use, and I do not recommend hormonal creams without doctor supervision.

Lifestyle & Skin Care: acupuncture, regular exercise/ yoga, low histamine diet, avoiding unnecessary stress, balancing skin's PH (using Image Ormedics), using distilled/ filtered water to wash face, occasional high frequency facials...

 

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I am taking food grade DE....started a day or two ago. My skin has been better than usual but I have suspected that I have Candida and parasites which probably causes the acne besides my many other issues and inflammation. Its to early to really give a full review....but food grade should be safe. Look at all of the fantastic reviews on amazon.com

I am also considering msm internally to. Since the msm concealer I have been using is pretty great

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Oh yeah...i take the food grade diatomaceous earth. ...

And...my other acne regime was already working pretty well. So....im just hoping this keeps the acne away since its treating it internally.

Helps keep it away...lol

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On 9/1/2014 at 0:56 AM, kittyface3 said:

I am taking food grade DE....started a day or two ago. My skin has been better than usual but I have suspected that I have Candida and parasites which probably causes the acne besides my many other issues and inflammation. Its to early to really give a full review....but food grade should be safe. Look at all of the fantastic reviews on amazon.com

 

I am also considering msm internally to. Since the msm concealer I have been using is pretty great


What is the name of the brand? I've been having a hard time finding a good brand I can trust

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