So what’s in it?? This natural thrush treatment for horses is 100% Organic Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth! So….how does Food Grade DE kill the bacteria that causes thrush? DE is a naturally occurring, soft, siliceous sedimentary rock and consists of fossilized remains of diatoms, a type of hard-shelled algae. It is easily crushed into a powder and has a mildly abrasive structure. It has drawing abilities as well as it acts as a antibacterial. It soaks up moisture and bacteria! The biggest PUNCH is the Organic Tea Tree Oil we use in our blend. Research shows that this special oil is a antibacterial and anti-fungal and also show signs of being effective against many bacteria and viruses. It has also shown to be super effective against Athletes Foot.
Clean hoof out and brush all debris as best you can, apply all over the bottom of the hoof and pay close attention to the frog and bulb and around the shoe if shod. brush it in real good, the powder is sticky and will cling to the hoof.
For severe cases repeat daily until all sign of thrush is gone. In light cases, you can repeat a few times a week or as needed, for preventive repeat weekly.* Any food grade diatomaceous earth uses other than those approved by the EPA, FDA, or USDA (such as human health benefits) are strictly anicdotal reports of what countless numbers of users as well as we ourselves have experienced with diatomaceous earth. We make no specific medical claims that the EPA, FDA or USDA have not approved