Silica is the cell salt of the skin, the hair, the nails and the connective tissue. One can use Silica to strengthen the hair, and to get a nice, elastic skin. Main uses: connective tissue weakness, arteriosclerosis, defensive weakness.
As cooking oil, it is excellently suited in flavouring salads, sauces and dressings. Along with a high percentage of unsaturated fatty acids, it contains significant amounts of E- and C-vitamin and beta-carotene. It favourably influences blood cholesterol level, is a strong antioxidant, and protects the cell genetic material.
Pharmacological studies - studies which have looked at propolis in vitro i.e. not in humans - have illustrated the antibiotic, anti inflammatory, anti viral, antifungal, antioxidant and antiseptic as well as other properties of propolis.