Name (common): Silica

Synonyms: Silicon


General description:

Silica, also known as silicon dioxide, is most commonly found in nature as quartz, as well as in various living organisms. In many parts of the world, silica is the major constituent of sand.


Functions and general science:

Silica plays an important part in connective tissue, helping to maintain healthy hair, skin and nails as well as joint and bone health.


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