Silicon

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What other names is Silicon known by?

Acide Orthosilicique, Atomic number 14, Dioxyde de Silicium, Numéro Atomique 14, Orthosilicic Acid, Phytolithic Silica, Polysilicone-11, Si, Silica, Silica Hydride, Silice Hydride, Silicea, Silicio, Silicium, Silicium de Sodium, Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Silicate.

What is Silicon?

Silicon is a mineral. Silicon supplements are used as medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Increasing bone mineral density when obtained from foods.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Heart disease, Alzheimer's disease, sprains and strains, and digestion problems.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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