is made up of silicon a mineral needed in your body for the building of
collagen for your bones and connective tissue. It is also required for
good healthy skin, fingernails, and hair. Silicon is needed
for calcium absorption in the beginning phase of bone formation.
Silicon also benefits your cardiovascular
system and is required to keep your arteries flexible.
The mineral silicon also
reduces the effects of aluminum on your body, thus helps
in prevention of Alzheimer's disease and osteoporosis.
Silicon also serves to
stimulate and boost your immune system. It also inhibits
the aging process in body tissues.
Silicon levels decrease as people get older. Thus elderly
people benefit from taking supplements with the mineral
Silicon is used by your
body better when you are also getting boron, calcium,
manganese, and potassium in the multi-vitamin or other
Silicon as silica is often used in parasite formulas.