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SILICA

Silica is a chemical element with the atomic number of 14 that is known as a tetravalent metalloid. Tetravalent means it makes four bonds to other atoms. Silica is known as the " beauty mineral " as it is essential for the growth of skin, hair shafts, nails and other outer coverings of the body as well as connective tissues. It also makes the eyes bright and assists in hardening the enamel of the teeth. It is beneficial in all healing process and protects body against many diseases such as tuberculosis, irritations in mucous membranes and skin disorders.

Silica is lethal to the eggs of parasites in the body and so is a good remedy against infestation.

Silica has a powerful influence on the absorption of minerals required by the body for optimal health. It enhances the function of boron, calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium and is essential for normal bone development. Silica helps to maintain the correct calcium-magnesium balance which is essential for bone health.

Silica deficiency

Low levels of silica can lead to ageing symptoms of skin such as wrinkles, insomnia, osteoporosis, poor bone development, rosacea, soft brittle nails and thinning or loss of hair.

Natural sources of silica

 

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