Grandpas Diatomaceous Earth’s® Skin Benefits
Silica has a variety of health and beauty care (HBC) benefits. It has demonstrated an ability to help the body deal with dry skin and associated conditions, brittle nails, hair thinning, dandruff and burns (including sunburn). In addition to these benefits, silica may help the body in its internal defense of joint and cartilage inflammation and deterioration, bone support, cardiovascular support, vertigo, tooth and gum loss and provide gastrointestinal support and immune system enhancement. Since silica works from within, people taking it for its beauty effects also may experience these other benefits.
Unlike other skin care products, silica can be used internally or externally. “It has a double action on the damaged skin by restoring skin vitality from within to without and without to within.” Externally, he says, silica is effective for itching, rashes, abscesses. boils, acne.