Lumino - Diatomaceous Earth For Your Home - 1.5 lbs.Lumino's Diatomaceous Earth is an environmentally-friendly alternative to toxic chemicals for a cleaner, more enjoyable and beautiful home. Diatomaceous Earth is a fine powder composed of the crushed fossilized exoskeletons of microscopic diatoms.Diatomaceous Earth, an amazing gift from Mother Nature, is the simple solution:Freshen your airCreate a spotless home for easy entertainingGrow a delicious garden and luscious flowersEnhance your own beautyFood Grade Diatomaceous Earth is chemical free, non-toxic and safe around humans and animals:Lumino's DE is mined, crushed and bagged in the USAOrganic Material Review Institute listedSuggested UseA Natural DeodorizerGarbage Can- sprinkle DE in bottom of garbage can to deodorize.Kitty Litter Box- mix a handful of DE with kitty litter. Not only deodorizes but also absorbs moisture. DE is odorless so it will not deter cats from using box.Vacuum Cleaner Bags -place two tablespoons of DE in vacuum bag or canister to deodorize. Replenish when half full.Refrigerator- use as you would baking soda.Footwear- sprinkle in shoes, leave overnight, shake out well, then wipe up residue.Non-toxic Cleanser and AbsorbentSoft Scrub Cleanser- mix DE with dish soap to make a paste, adding a few drops of vinegar if desired.Muddy Footprints on Carpet- sprinkle DE powder on wet or dry mud spots. Apply with stiff broom or brush without rubbing. Vacuum in 1-2 hours or when powder and mud appear dry.Polish Silver, Gold Flatware, Jewelry- mix DE with water to form paste. Apply with cloth and wash well. Tarnish can be removed by rubbing with dry DE and cloth.A Glorious GardenPreserve and Store Flower Bulbs- sprinkle bulbs lightly with DE. Store in an air permeable bag, hang in a dry place for airflow.Amendment for Soil- for houseplants, use mix of 1/4 DE to 3/4 soil. As a soil conditioner it helps break up clay and retains moisture in light or sandy soils.Easy Beauty SecretsFacial Mask- mix DE and water or oil to make a paste. Apply with a circular motion until face is fully covered. Leave on 2 to 5 minutes then wash off with warm water. Reduces appearance of pores and fine lines.Microderm Glow- mix DE with your favorite cleanser to slough off dead skin cells, resulting in a smoother and softer complexion.Teeth Cleaner -sprinkle a small amount of DE on your toothpaste and brush as you normally would.Nail Soak- mix with your favorite oil to strengthen nails.Ingredients100% Diatomaceous Earth (Amorphous non-crystalline silica)WarningsOnly use as directed. Do not inhale. May cause eye or respiratory irritation. Call a health professional if irritation persists. Wear suitable dust mask when using this product for prolonged periods.