[NAFEX] Re: Poisonous Plants

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Fri Jul 23 22:28:58 EDT 2004




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From: "Doreen Howard" <gardendiva at charter.net>
Reply-To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Re: Poisonous Plants
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 15:47:41 -0500

Doc Lisenby wrote:
 > I thought it acted to plug up the insects' respiratory spiracles.  I've
 > heard it works on intestinal worms as a vermifuge by penetrating their
 > tender little bodies.  Some of the "Earth Children" may have used it for
 > this purpose. Under the microscope it looks like what it is; remains of
 > diatoms, some with sharp spicules but most are tiny siliceous particles.

Your explanation makes more sense.  I was told that silicon dehydrate the
earwigs by a local "expert" in Wisconsin.  I had never encounter earwigs
before moving there four years ago and ran to the local garden center for
advice.
Doreen


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