Germanium is one of the trace elements contained in the Aloe Vera, whose health benefits must be stressed. Germanium is also contained in other revitalizing plants like ginseng or ginger.
Organic germanium has different biological activities and is indicated for a lot of diseases. Its activity as an immunomodulatory is remarkable, since its action mode consists of an improvement of the NK lymphocytes. This improvement causes an activation of the immune system, which destroys every tumor cell or with any anomalous functioning.
The Aloe Vera’s leafs have a total concentration of 1219,5ng germanium of which 98,99% is organic germanium.
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