Silicon is an essential trace element required for the normal growth, development, and integrity of hair, skin, nails, mucous membranes, arteries, bones, cartilage and connective tissue. Silicon is also involved in collagen formation, the fibrous protein matrix that provides support for tendons, ligaments, cartilage and bones.151-161 The best-documented function of silicon is its action in facilitating bone mineralization.151,154,156,162 While silicon is exceptionally well tolerated at high doses, scientists currently estimate the human requirement for silicon to be from 5 to 20 mg per day.
Silicon supplementation is useful for:
Bones: Silicon helps maintain bone density and strength by facilitating the deposit of calcium and other minerals into bone tissue.151,154,156,162,163
Serving Size 5 drops (0.25 ml)
Amount Per Serving
Silicon (as Choline-Stabilized Orthosilicic Acid) (ch-OSA) 5 mg
Dosage and Use
For SKIN, HAIR, and NAILS:
For HEALTHY BONES:
Consult your healthcare professional prior to use if you have or suspect a medical condition, are taking prescription drugs, or are pregnant of lactating.