Silica (Silicea) gives structure to all living things throughout the plant and animal kingdoms. It is essential to the human body, it is found in lungs, intestines and blood. An aqueous compound of oxygen and silicon - silica is a natural elemental substance. It's nature's building block.
Silica gives strength and support to all connective tissue, tendons and ligaments, skin, hair and nails. Silica supports the absorption of calcium in the human body. Body Essential silicea is a dietary colloidal preparation of natural silica in which microscopic particles of silica are so finely dispersed in water that a gel is formed. This makes Body Essential silicea uniquely easy to absorb. Body Essential silicea provides silica in its purest, most potent form.
Other forms of silica are horsetail based in either a capsule or pill form. However, Body Essential silicea Gel, derived from quartz crystals is a dietary "Colloidal" preparation - a solution of extremely small, non diffusible particles suspended in water. Since the human body is a colloidal system, silicea Colloidal Gel is absorbed faster and more completely when taken orally or applied to the skin surface. So more active silica is on its way to help smooth skin and maintain elasticity normally lost through aging, avoiding premature wrinkling. Adds luster and sheen to hair, helps harden nails, heals acne, cuts, scalds, skin injuries and superficial wounds.
Active Ingredient: Silicon dioxide 28 mg/mL equiv. silicon 13.1 mg/mL
No preservatives or Additives.
Each mL contains: 28mg/mL silica-colloidal anhydrous
As a silica supplement, we recommend taking 1 tablespoonful (15mL) of Body Essential silicea daily diluted in water or juice about 1 hour before or in between meals.