posted on Mar, 23 2013 @ 09:03 AM
Originally posted by Xaphan
You probably have pica.
It's not that kind of dirt.
I've fed it to my dogs periodically for parasites, and if they catch fleas or ticks, it's safe to rub it into their fur to kill the unwanted bugs.
You have to be very careful that they don't breathe in the dust, or get it in their eyes. It's very irritating to lungs and eyes.
It's very drying on the skin too, so they need a good skin conditioning bath after a while (olive oil), and I don't feed it to them all the time - it
gives them gas.
Farmers feed it to their animals, so around here I get a huge bag for $40.
I've heard it's good for people too, but with the gasiness the dogs get
edit on 23-3-2013 by snowspirit because: (no reason given)