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
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.