Biotherapy, health resource center for alternative medicine.Biotherapy - Center .com is a free resource center for alternative medicine.

 

  Vitamins

  Minerals

  Herbs

  Nutrition

  Disease

  Treatment

  Resources

  Site Map

 

 
 

Sulfur (S)

The average human body contains about 1 teaspoon of sulfur. You may know sulfur as the mineral that gives rotten eggs their distinctive smell.

Natural Food Sources
Dried beans, cabbage, clams, eggs, fish, garlic, legumes, meat, milk, onions, poultry, wheat germ.

Main Functions
Sulfur is necessary for the formation of hair, nails, cartilage and tissue. It is needed for metabolism and a healthy nervous system, plus it aids bile secretion in the liver.

Deficiency Symptoms
Sulfur deficiency is only found in conjunction with protein deficiency, and can be alleviated by increasing protein consumption.

Toxicity Symptoms
Excess sulfur is excreted in urine, so is essentially non-toxic.

 
 

Legal Disclaimer: The statements made in this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The products and procedures presented at this website are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or illness, to prescribe any medication or to be a substitute for medical treatment.