The sulfur. Properties and Functions

Our agency has about 300 mg of sulfur as sulfuric acid. Sulfur is present in every cell of our body and is part of the composition of many hormones (insulin, pituitary hormones, glucagon, etc.).. Also part of some vitamins such as thiamine (vitmamina B1) and biotin (vitamin B8).

Richer in protein sulfur amino acids are those of the horny layer of the skin, the appendages, the cartilages and tendons. Sulfur is one of the largest body disinfectants. It is a chemical element that is present in the brain and tissues. It occurs mainly in the nervous system, where it is very necessary.

Properties and function of the sulfur in the body

Its main function is the detoxification or elimination of toxic products. Sulfur binds to neutralizing them and thus be eliminated.

It is important for the synthesis of proteins. The sulfur system preserves the tone, purify and activate the body, strengthens the feelings and emotions. Cleanses the intestinal walls and is important for liver metabolism. It is an element of insulin and contributes to healthy cartilage, bones, teeth, nails and hair.

When sulfur is needed

In the form of cystine, methionine or colloidal sulfur, sulfur is recommended in particular to:
* In disorders of the skin and appendages.
* Seborrhea (fat in the skin), acne, eczema, alopecia, hair loss, psoriasis, growth and nail disorders.
* In the digestive and liver disorders.
* In disorders of the respiratory and otolaryngology (rhinitis, bronchitis, etc.).
* In reumáicos problems (osteoarthritis).

Sulfur deficiency symptoms
Symptoms of sulfur deficiency are: restlessness, pouting, sleeping late and waking up early, poor appetite in the morning, extremes of all sorts and anemic-looking skin.

Symptoms of excess sulfur

Face with burning. Excess sulfur indicates the need to consume foods that contain chlorine and magnesium.

Sources of sulfur
The two sulfur amino acids cysteine and methionine. All proteins contain sulfur.

Among the major sources of sulfur include:

The vegetables, garlic, onion, raw egg yolk, cabbage, cauliflower, onions, asparagus, carrots, horseradish, chestnuts, mustard sprouts, radishes, spinach, leeks, garlic, apples, leaves and stalks of turnips and beets, plums, prunes, apricot, peaches and melons.

The sulfur requires iodine to function properly.

Sulfur and oligotherapy
Sulfur is considered an excellent complement of spa treatments and represents an aid in treating arthritis.

Also associated with major and trace elements is used for allergic diseases.

Associated with manganese or manganese-copper-cobalt is used for rheumatism and kidney liver and gall bladder.

Articles on minerals:

* Chlorine. Properties and Functions
* Iron: functions, deficiency symptoms and causes of
* Magnesium. Its properties and indications
* Potassium: properties and functions
* Calcium: Properties and functions. Symptoms of excess or deficit
* Phosphorus: Properties and Functions
* Sodium. Functions and properties

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