Research Notes on Psoriasis and Silica
Silica has been used to treat burns and skin wounds since the early 1990s, as it has been shown to speed healing times. Because silica is known to act on the skin tissue, it is not odd to think it may play a role in treating psoriasis and other skin disorders. In fact, silica is found in high concentrations in the waters of many areas where climatotherapy is performed for psoriasis patients.
During the 1980's Le Ribault had begun research into the therapeutic properties of silica, after immersing his hands in organic silica solution and discovering his psoriasis was cured. He discovered that the layer of water-soluble amorphous silica which contained micro- organisms covered the surface of some sand grains. He found that these micro-organisms and the secretions that they left on the sand contained 'organic silica'. Organic silica differs from mineral silica which makes up the majority of the Earth's crust, in that it contains carbon and can be readily assimilated by animals
Silica is very important in healing Psoriasis.