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1. the effect of silicon on skin, hair and nails
Silicon has a positive effect on the human body. It participates in many metabolic processes in the body in the form of silicic acid. The mineral improves hair structure, reduces the brittleness of fingernails and rejuvenates the skin. For this reason, an undersupply of silicon is often recognized by hair loss, weak connective tissue, brittle nails and itching. Silicon also plays an important role in wound healing. Through the activity of the enzyme prolyl hydroxylase, connective tissue fibers are supported and strengthened.
The supplementation of silicon in the form of food supplements can be very useful for this reason. You can choose between silicon capsules and tablets. Both forms are easy to use and enter the circulation quickly.
2 What is silicon?
Silicon is an essential trace element. It is the second most abundant element on earth. The mineral is present in all living things. In the human organism, the trace element is found in almost every cell. Silicon participates in many metabolic processes in the human organism. The mineral promotes the formation of collagen and elastin. It forms connective tissue structures of the skin and promotes the elasticity of tendons and ligaments. Structurally, the mineral can be found in nails, tendons, cartilage and connective tissue. In nature, silicon is not found in pure form, but in combination with oxygen as silicon dioxide. The term silicon is derived from the Latin word 'silex', which means pebble. For this reason, the acid of silicon dioxide is also called silicic acid. It is found in silica and drinking water.
3. what is silicon contained in?
The human organism cannot produce silicon itself. The mineral is absorbed through the diet. Organically bound silicon is mainly found in plant foods and drinking water. Foods with large amounts of silicon include wheat, rice, oats, millet and potatoes. Fruits rich in silicon include strawberries and pears. In addition, silicon is a component of water. Supplied in this way, you can take in up to 20 milligrams of silicon a day.
4. silicon in the form of food supplements
If you want to increase a low silicon level with a dietary supplement, you should pay attention to the form of the active ingredient and its origin. Silicon capsules are particularly suitable for increasing the silicon value. They are very well tolerated and are utilized by the body to a high degree. Likewise, the preparation should not contain any chemical additives such as microcrystalline cellulose. If you buy a preparation from Germany, you can be sure that the product has also been produced safely and is of high quality.
Vitamineule® Silicon Capsules
In our online shop you will find our silicon capsules from Vitamineule®, which are completely free of artificial additives. Vitamineule® silicon capsules contain 100 mg of pure silicon from bamboo extract per capsule. Each can contains 90 capsules. In addition to fast & free shipping, we offer a voluntary six-month return guarantee on all products.
5. conclusion: the effect of silicon on skin, hair and nails
The mineral silicon has a positive effect on skin, hair and nails. Due to its sulphur compounds, hair grows back thicker directly from the root. Silicon gives strength to the nails. The keratin chains give the nail plate strength and make it elastic. Silicon gives the human skin the necessary elasticity and makes the skin firm. Silicon can be supplemented in the form of dietary supplements. One can choose between silicon capsules and silicon tablets.
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