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Made by nature. Perfected by Qsilica

Mineral silica (importantly the element silicon contained within it) is the second most abundant element in the earth’s crust and is found in plants, animals and most living organisms1. Silicon is very hard and is found in rock crystals such as quartz and flint2.


Naturally occurring

Silicon is a naturally occurring trace element in the human body, obtained mainly from the diet. Evidence suggests that dietary silicon is important for bone formation and plays a role in maintaining bone and connective tissue health. It's suggested that silicon is involved with collagen synthesis as well as bone mineralisation1.


1. R. Jugdaohsingh (2007) Silicon and Bone Health. The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Ageing, Vol 11 (2)

2. Haas, EM. Staying Healthy With Nutrition, 21st Century Edition, Celestial Arts, 2006: p207.

3. Price et al (2013) Silicon: A Review of Its Potential Role in the Preventions and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis. Int J of Endocrinology, Vol 2013


Supporting hair, skin, nails, and joints

Silicon molecules impart strength and stability and are present in all body tissues, but the tissues with the highest concentrations of silicon are bone and other connective tissue including skin, hair, arteries and nails3.