Aluminum is used in foil, deodorants, and baking powder. It is used as an emulsifier in some processed cheeses, and as a bleaching agent to whiten flour. There no known beneficial effects of aluminum.
Calcium is a natural anti-allergen.
Calcium Sulphate has been used to in the treatment and prevention of sunburn in addition to providing protection against the effects of sun damage such as redness and peeling. It also protects against certain skin cancers, and helps skin to remain healthy. The combination of Vitamin A and calcium are good protection for the skin.
Iron is necessary for hemoglobin and myoglobin formation. A deficiency of iron results in paleness of skin.
Magnesium helps to maintain water balance in the cells and regulates the acid/alkaline (PH) necessary for proper functioning of the nerves and muscles. It also helps regulate the body's temperature, and is a natural skin toner, tightener, refresher, allergy fighter, and moisture retainer.
Silica plays an important part in the formation of bones, nails, teeth, and connective tissue. Some of the highest levels of silica are found in cartilage, tendons, and blood vessels. Silica is a natural skin toner and tightener.
Sodium helps to maintain the body's balance by regulating the distribution of fluid in cells. It works with potassium to preserve the alkalinity of the body's fluid and aids in skin health. It also maintains health of the nervous system, muscular system, blood, and lymph systems.
Sulphur is called "nature's beauty mineral" because it keeps the hair smooth and glossy and the complexion clear and youthful. Sulphur is stored in every cell with the highest concentration found in joints, hair, skin, and nails. It is reabsorbed by the skin and hair and stabilizes a too-strong sebaceous gland. It has the ability to alleviate itching and plays a part in tissue respiration. Sulphur is necessary for collagen synthesis and naturally eases aching joints.