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Biosil®

30 vegetarian capsules
Item# 01006

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Biosil®

30 vegetarian capsules
Item# 01006

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Your Price: $15.99 Save 20%

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Description

  • Biosil®
  • 30 vegetarian capsules
  • Item Catalog Number: 01006

Silicon is an essential trace element required for the normal growth, development, and integrity of hair, skin, nails, mucous membranes, arteries, bones, cartilage and connective tissue. Silicon is also involved in collagen formation, the fibrous protein matrix that provides support for tendons, ligaments, cartilage and bones.1,2  The best-documented function of silicon is its action in facilitating bone mineralization. While silicon is exceptionally well tolerated at high doses, scientists currently estimate the human requirement for silicon to be from 5 to 20 mg per day.

Benefits at a Glance:

  • Silicon helps maintain bone density and strength by facilitating the deposit of calcium and other minerals into bone tissue.1-3
  • Silicon is essential for the strength and integrity of the arteries.3,5
  • Silicon is vital for cartilage development and the integrity of joints and ligaments.4
  • Dietary silica modifies the characteristics of endothelial relaxants and attenuates smooth muscle cell responsiveness to NO (nitric oxide) in rat aorta.5
  • Silicon helps nails grow faster and harder.6
  • Silicon helps hair grow thicker and stronger.6,7

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


  1. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2008 Jun 11;9:85.
  2. Science. 1970 Jan 16;167(3916):279-80.
  3. Nutr Today. 1993;28(4):13-8.
  4. Biol Trace Elem Res. 1997 Feb;56(2):153-65.
  5. Endothelium 2006 Jan-Feb;13(1):17-23.
  6. Arch Dermatol Res. 2005 Oct;297(4):147-53.
  7. Arch Dermatol Res. 2007 Dec;299(10):499-505.

SUPPLEMENT FACTS

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 capsule

Amount Per Serving

Silicon (as Choline-Stabilized Orthosilicic Acid) (ch-OSA®)

5 mg

Choline (as ch-OSA®)

100 mg

Other ingredients: Microcrystalline Cellulose, Purified Water, Capsule Shell consists of Hydroxypropyl MethylCellulose.

This product does not contain soy, dairy, egg, corn, wheat, gluten, fish/shellfish

ch-OSA and BioSil are registered trademarks of Bio Minerals NV. he ch-OSA logo, Vegetarian logo and Clinical Facts box are trademarks of Bio Minerals NV.

Dosage and Use
  • Take one capsule, two times per day.
Caution

Consult your healthcare professional prior to use if you have or suspect a medical condition, are taking prescription drugs, or are pregnant or lactating.

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