Known and used by civilizations dating at least back to the time of the Greeks, Boron as borax has a long history. Boron is found naturally in seawater, fruits, and vegetables and is concentrated in some volcanic regions of the world. It was isolated and identified as an element in 1808. Its nutritional value has been debated since 1989. It was finally accepted as an essential nutrient element in 1990 after studies showed that it influenced the metabolism of several other nutrient elements including Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus. We now believe there is also a significant synergistic relationship between Silica and Boron.
Research has confirmed that Boron plays several metabolic roles in animal physiology. The list includes:
- Essential in the growth and maintenance of bone
- Active in the production of hormones
- Helps with the absorption of Magnesium
- Reduces C-reactive protein
- Raises the level of enzymes such as superoxide dismutase, catalase, and glutathione peroxidase
- Improves brain electrical activity
- Essential for parathyroid function
Boron appears to be very synergistic with Silica and we recommend taking both of them together. Should you experience a Herxheimer reaction, i.e. feeling poorly, reduce the dosing initially.
Food High in Boron:
Chickpeas, almonds, beans, vegetables, bananas, walnuts, avocado, broccoli, prunes, oranges, red grapes, apples, raisins, pears, and legumes.
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Obtaining the needed minerals via the food we eat is a chronic problem today. This is primarily due to our deficient soils and over processing and over cooking of our foods. Drinking ultra-purified water can also strip our body of these essential minerals. It is important to be aware of the fact that reverse osmosis and distilled water will actually act in reverse of what nature intended our water to do. Instead of being a mineral delivery system, the minerals are taken out of the water and this puts additional stress on the body tissue to compensate for the lack of minerals in the water. The minerals must then be taken from our healthy reserves in bone and muscle, thus leaving our system deficient and vulnerable. Replacement is essential!
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Whenever I don't drink adequate water my split skin on the fingers and heals of my feet. Last month it happened that I was working under the sun in the garden for at least 6 hours without water and the next day I had painful cuts from my skin splitting at the nail beds of 3 of my fingers. I suffered in pain for many days and drinking water was not helping. I did some research online and found that Boron assists in wound healing (see the National Library of Medicine and others). I took a dose before going to bed and the next day the pains were almost gone. By the second day there was no pain and the wounds were almost completely healed. I continued to take a dose in the morning and evening for the 1st 2 days then a dose every morning for a week. A friend had deep painful cracks on his feet for weeks! I told him to try the boron and he too had quick results.
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