Silicon is the ‘Beauty Mineral’, essential for healthy skin, hair, nails, teeth and eyesight. Silicon is a cleansing mineral and promotes formation of healthy red blood cells, maintains healthy blood circulation and vital for tissue repair and efficient cell growth.
Silicon is the second most abundant element on the planet, first being Oxygen.
It is essential for the formation of collagen for bones and connective tissue and for calcium absorption in the early stages of bone formation.
Silicon is important in stimulating the immune system, inhibiting the aging process, may prevent Alzheimer’s disease and osteoporosis. Silicon levels decrease with age.
Silicon also prevents arthritis, cancer, mental fatigue, infection and nervous exhaustion. It helps with weight loss and also a heat insulator.
Most dietary forms of silicon are in the form of ‘Silica’, which has limited bioavailability. High concentration is found in the outer skin layer of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Stamina, aging, hypertension, pregnancy, atherosclerosis, arthritis (all types), osteoarthritis, Paget's disease, fractures, musculoskeletal disorders, tendonitis, brittle nails, hair loss, gastritis, gastric ulcer, incontinence, hyperhidrosis (excessive perspiration), mouth ulcer, tooth decay, dental abscess, Alzheimer’s disease, skin health – premature wrinkles, stretch marks, acne, boils, psoriasis.
Antagonists: Over refining and processing of food.
VegetablesGreen leafy veggies
Protein FoodsBreast milk
Starch FoodsWhole grains
Herbal SourceHorsetail (equisetum)
Black leaf tea