Selenium is an essential mineral that is found in minute quantities in the body. The liver and kidneys contain four to five times as much selenium than tissues and muscle.
- Selenium and vitamin E have been shown to act synergistically in producing antibodies and in supporting the functions of a healthy heart and liver.
- As an antioxidant, it protects the immune system by inhibiting the formation of free radicals, which can cause damage to the body.
- It also aids in the production of prostaglandins, substances that affect blood pressure.
- Has been shown to be important in strengthening the body against certain cancers.
Selenium is normally excreted via the urine.
Selenium's primary function is that it inhibits the oxidation of fats. Combined with vitamin E, selenium is a powerful antioxidant.
Selenium is naturally low in many areas in New Zealand. Lower levels of selenium seem to be related to prostate problems, breast cancer and asthma just to name a few conditions where selenium supplementation may be important.
Magnesium 20mg, Selenium 100mcg, Chloride 55mg per ml.
Serving Size 1ml (1/5 teaspoon). No Recommended Daily Allowance has been set for Selenium. Please consult with your health professional.
Always keep the cap tightly closed. Store the container in a cool dry place. Keep out of reach of children.