Zinc

Zinc is an essential nutrient in the body. Zinc is a trace element, essential for reproductive health, especially in men. It is responsible for more than 200 enzyme activities within the body.

Zinc is important for men because they tend to lose this vital nutrient more often than women. This occurs through ejaculation.

However, zinc also appeals to women as well. It has been called one of the essential beauty elements. Others include calcium, biotin, sulfur and silica.

Uses of Zinc

Zinc comes in four types:

  • Zinc acetate
  • Zinc oxide
  • Zinc permanganate
  • Zinc stearate

They are all inorganic and pharmaceutical grades of Zinc. Some of the uses of this element include:

  • Styptic
  • Astringent
  • Water-repellent
  • Protective steel coating

Zinc also has many functions inside the body. It is essential for:

  • Male prostate health
  • Female uterine health
  • Protein synthesis
  • Oil gland activity
  • Healthy immune system
  • Wound healing
  • Accurate sense of taste and smell
  • Prevention of free radical formation
  • Maintains proper levels of Vitamin E

It is best for humans to consume organic, natural Zinc.

Deficiency in Zinc

A deficiency of this important trace element can result in many ailments. Zinc is essential to our bodies and without it, they can begin to fail us. Some of the most common conditions that result from a lack of Zinc are:

  • Brittle nails
  • Male prostate gland disorders
  • Acne
  • Loss of sense of smell or taste
  • Delayed sexual maturation in infants
  • Fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Impaired night vision
  • Male impotence
  • Female infertility
  • Colds
  • Flu
  • Slow wound healing
  • Impaired memory function

Natural Sources of Zinc

Many foods contain high levels of Zinc. When purchasing these foods, make sure they are organic whenever possible.

  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Brewer’s yeast
  • Lima beans
  • Pecans
  • Mushrooms
  • Soy lecithin
  • Soybeans
  • Whole grains

Make sure if you consume soy products that they are organic and not genetically modified (or non-GMO).

Herbs also can be a good source of Zinc. Some beneficial herbs include:

  • Cocculus Root
  • Sarsaparilla
  • Chickweed
  • Alfalfa
  • Kelp
  • Dulse
  • Fennel Seed
  • Dandelion
  • Nettle
  • Parsley
  • Hops
  • Milk Thistle
  • Blue-Green algae
  • Spirulina
  • Chlorella
  • Wild Yam

DHerbs Solutions

DHerbs offers many products that can assist in giving you the zinc your body needs. Some products to try are:

Thank you for reading!

This article is compliments of DHerbs.com

2015-08-27T12:03:29+00:00

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    Q: I have been told that zinc is bad for the prostate. But your prostate formula contains zinc. Please enlighten me on this topic.

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    Unfortunately, you were misinformed about zinc! The prostate gland is chiefly comprised of zinc and is therefore highly needed for prostate health. Please read our "Male Prostate Health" article on our site under "Articles."

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    Q: In one of your articles I read on re-building the male reproductive system, you mentioned that a combination of monoatomic gold, MSM sulfur, Zinc, Jackrabbit herbs and others can be used in concert (along with balanced intentions) to do so. I just noticed you have Khemetian Gold. Can this be used in substitute of Monoatomic? Thanks. I love the information; I am learning a great deal and will soon order some things.

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    Q: I'm a 21 year old male suffering from testicular disorder and from partial impotence (Takes longer than 5 minutes without porn to get hard and no morning erections). Here are my questions. 1. How long would it take for the Male Hormonal Formula (which I just purchased a few days ago) before I notice any results? Just curious. 2. Can take the three daily pills all at once, one before each meal (breakfast, lunch dinner), or what? 3. How much water should I drink with this and can other drinks like tea and juice act as a substitute for just plain water?

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