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    Diatomaceous earth herx?!

    I’m so disappointed. Didn’t think I would herx with DE. I couldn’t even tolerate 1/8 of a teaspoon. I mixed it in water and downed it. What happened was unexpected. I started experiencing some esophageal and stomach irritation. Almost like heartburn with gas. That was yesterday. Today I...