Organic Silicon is an interesting contribution for the restructuring of connective tissue and the epidermis due to its easily assimilable form by the organism.
Several publications have shown that a reduction in silicon leads to metabolic disruption.
It could lead to acceleration of ageing, although it is genetically programmed, its evolution can be influenced by different stimuli that can be fought or attenuated. All these stimuli are either pathological, nutritional or external, leading to metabolic deviations and a de-structuring of the connective tissue, thus inducing premature ageing.
The balance between vitality, health, beauty and their degradation is fragile and depends on various elements, which act as catalysts in enzymatic reactions, at the cellular level, or as structural elements of the tissues. Their action is necessary for biological equilibrium.
To be bio-available, organic silicon must be non-polymerizable (remain in the form of a simple molecule), perfectly stable and assimilable when ingested, because it is not poly-condensed. Ideally, it can be compared to the natural silicon present in the body and supplied by food.
This silicon available in our body, is naturally present in human blood and extravascular fluids, it is physiologically present and reactive.
Numerous research studies have revealed that the silicon content in the skin decreases with aging, mainly because its gastrointestinal absorption decreases. It is therefore recommended to supplement the diet with silicon, using a stable and assimilable silicic derivative (a silicon in organic form for example), capable of diffusing through the gastrointestinal barrier.
A nutritional intake of organic silicon can complement the daily dietary intake of silicon, and thus contribute to the restructuring of the connective tissue, having a preventive action against ageing. For a weight of 60kg, the appropriate dose, easily assimilated, is 1 mg of silicon per day, also equivalent to 3 mg of silicic acid.
Silicon in the form of assimilable ortho-silicic acid, is capable of positively influencing the ageing process, fighting against connective tissue disturbance and restructuring damaged connective tissue, by providing collagen or elastin structure.
A low content of silicon in the body induces a destructuring of the connective tissue (biological organ support tissue) in general and, more specifically, a denaturation of the collagen and elastin fibers. For this reason, silicon is a structural element of the connective tissue, where it is present in large quantities, such as in the aorta, trachea, tendons or skin. It is necessary for the formation of collagen and elastin and prevents their breakdown. It therefore has a repairing and regenerative activity, in the processes of skin and arterial ageing.