Silicon is the second most abundant element on earth.
We could consider silicon as a not too important mineral for the human organism.
This may be because not enough is known its important role in health.
We can find it in cells and tissues of our body.
Silicon is essential,both structurally and functionally, It is essential for the production of collagen and glycosaminoglycans.
Silicon is one of the main components of the cells responsible for training and repair cartilage and bone
Silicon has a key role in the formation of the skeleton and the incorporation of calcium into the bone,It acts as a transport vehicle for incorporating calcium into the bone.
It is one of those responsible for providing firmness,elasticity and flexibility to our skin and tissues.
It has an important role for the proper functioning of our immune system,because we can find in high concentrations in various organs and glands such as the thymus and adrenal glands.
We are investigating his role in electron transport,act as pulse amplifier between different molecules.
-Hair,nails and skin
A lack of silicon usually cause weakness and brittle nails and hair.
The lack of silicon can lead to a weakening of the connective tissue,tendons,and bones,skin ,hair and nails.
Sources of organic silicon
The best sources are organic silicon:
-red alga (Lithothamnium calcareum)