Lithofracteur, for instance, consists of 50% nitroglycerin and a mixture of prepared sawdust, kieselguhr and barium nitrate.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
Nitroglycerine, when absorbed in a porous earth called 'Kieselguhr', is called dynamite.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
Kieselguhr is a very powerful adsorbent, and only a little will do much good; it is, however, hardly sufficient alone.
"Animal Proteins" by Hugh Garner Bennett