Lumino - Diatomaceous Earth For Pets - 5 oz. Lumino Diatomaceous Earth For Pets is a naturally occurring fine powder composed of crushed fossils. This remarkable substance is desiccant - used externally it destroys the waxy outer shell of fleas and ticks causing dehydration. Food grade diatomaceous earth contains 15 trace minerals including calcium, potassium, copper, zinc, iron, phosphorus and selenium. Safe and effective when used as an organic wormer and to treat internal parasites. EPA approved as a food additive. Organic alternative to toxic chemicalsKeep dogs, cats, and birds happy and healthy with a non-toxic wormer.?Protect pets from fleas, ticks, worms, and parasites the natural way. Food grade diatomaceous earth is a safe, environmentally friendly alternative to toxic commercial flea and tick treatments. Diatomaceous earth is a fine powder composed of the crushed fossilized exoskeletons of microscopic diatoms.?? This is a remarkable substance that is a desiccant--it actually dries out the waxy outer layer of fleas and ticks, causing them death by dehydration. In tests performed by the USDA, as well as a number of consumer trials, diatomaceous earth has proven to be an effective non-chemical insect control. Food grade diatomaceous earth is also a wormer; mix it with the animals food and it will kill any worms or parasites. About LuminoThe inspiration for the Lumino Pet product line comes from the experience of using Lumino Spa Origins skin and body care products on our own and other people"s pets. They"ve had a number of customers using their body care products for their pets. These are spa quality treatments, created with natural and organic ingredients.?They contain no toxic chemicals, synthetic preservatives, parabens, or petroleum by-products. Lumino has?made minor formula changes to ensure that all the ingredients used are absolutely safe for dogs, cats, birds, and horses.