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Benefits of selenium

The element with the lunar name promoting earthly health. 😄

What is selenium?

Selenium is an essential trace element for human beings.

Approximately 30% of the world’s population suffers from selenium deficiency, in particular :

  • In case of difficulty of the body to assimilate it.
  • In regions where the soil is poor in selenium.
  • In case of weakness of the immune system.

Its properties combine particularly well with those of zinc.

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How should I take it?

It is found naturally in certain foods, for example:

  • Brazil nuts.
  • Seafood.
  • Whole grain cereals.
  • Mushrooms.
  • Asparagus.
  • Manuka honey.

It is rare to get too much selenium from food alone.

I can supplement with tablets.


However I can quickly be in excess, which is toxic for my body.

For this reason, supplementation should be avoided in cases of:

  • Pregnancy.
  • Breastfeeding.
  • Infection.
  • Cancer.
  • Taking certain medications.

It is important to see my doctor before taking food supplements.

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Selenium is particularly appreciated by the liver, the muscles and the spine.

Therapeutic properties

It is known for its effect :

  • Antioxidant.
  • Immunostimulant.
  • Repairing.
  • Neuroprotective.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Anti-viral.
  • Antifungal.

For which disease?

This chemical element has shown promising results in cases of :

  • Thyroiditis.
  • Type 2 diabetes.
  • Asthma.
  • Acne.
  • Fibromyalgia.
  • Steatosis.
  • Hepatitis C.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Fertility disorders.
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What are the benefits of selenium?

It is an essential element for health, especially for its anti-oxidant effects.

To know if my body needs selenium, and in what quantities, I can use my felt sense.mon ressenti.

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