Flora - Vegetal Silica - 180 Capsules
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Flora - Vegetal Silica - 180 Capsules

Maximum Absorption & Bioavailability for Healthy Skin, Hair, & Nails
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Flora - Vegetal Silica - 180 Capsules

  • Item# :61210
    UPC# :061998614358
  • Brand:Flora
  • Size/Form:180  Capsules
  • Ship Weight:0.85
  • Servings:180
  • Dosage:1  Capsule(s)

Flora - Vegetal Silica - 180 Capsules

Flora's premium Vegetal Silica is prepared using a unique aqueous extraction method developed and patented by Dr. Louis Kervran. This method ensures the vegetal silica is bonded or "chelated" to a group of water-soluble bioflavonoids. Only this method offers a safe and highly bioavailable form of silica that is easily assimilated by the body. Vegetal Silica helps maintain strong, healthy hair and nails plus promotes soft, supple skin.

Nature's Beauty Nutrient
Silica is a trace mineral required for the formation of healthy connective tissues, skin, bones, hair, and nails. Silica is essential for collagen formation and regulates calcium depostition into bones. Unfortunately, many of the foods rich in silica lose their valuable silica content due to over-refining and processing. Supplementing with Flora's Vegetal Silica helps provide your body with the building blocks it needs to restore natural beauty and promote long-term health.

The Science Behind Flora's Vegetal Silica
Flora's Vegetal Silica is a water soluble horestail extract in the form of highly bioavailable orthosilicic acid. Dr. Louis Kervran, Professor Emeritus at the University of Paris, devised an aqueous extraction process, whereby the organic vegetal silica is extracted from organic Spring Horsetail using water instead of chemical solvents. This gentle extraction process not only preserves the bioflavonoids necessary for the absorption of silica, but it also ensures the retention of naturally occurring minerals necessary for optimal health including boron, calcium, and manganese.

Are You Getting Enough Silica?
For too many people the answer is no, and the reason is the over-refining and processing of our grains and cereals. With the removal of their outer casing, valuable silica is lost. Without silica the skin loses elasticity and hair and nails become brittle.

Can this be prevented? Yes, the best way is to change the diet, but it takes time to honor that commitment. Can something be done right away to get a good start? Yes! Supplement that healthier way of eating with Vegetal Silica, the only organic vegetal silica from the spring horsetail plant that is chelated with bioflavonoids.

Why bioflavonoids, and why from spring horsetail? Because chelated silica is the only kind of silica the body can absorb and the spring horsetail has a higher percentage of this silica than any other plant.

The vegetal silica in Vegetal Silica is bonded or chelated to a group of water-soluble bioflavonoids. These organic compounds take silica by the hand, so to speak, and help it swim its way through the intestinal wall into the bloodstream. Only silica chelated with bioflavonoids will have the highest bioavailability and assimilation by the body- approaching 100%.

Isn't every silica product like that? No. It requires a very special extraction process to keep that bond with the bioflavonoids intact. There is only one process that does this; the one patented by Professor Dr. Louis Kervran, former research scientist at the University of Paris. He devised the atomized aqueous extraction process, whereby the organic vegetal silica is extracted from spring horsetail using water instead of chemicals. Only vegetal silica produced in this manner has been researched and proven effective and completely safe. Only Flora's Vegetal Silica is produced according to Dr. Kervran's patented method and meets all these criteria.


  • Vital for proper bone and teeth calcification in infants.
  • Necessary for proper and speedy healing of bone fractures, torn and damaged tendons and ligaments
  • Maintain normal bone structure in the elderly.
  • Maintains the integrity, elasticity and stability of arterial walls and thus helps prevent atherosclerosis.
  • Prevent disc degeneration in the back.
  • Maintain strong, flexible nails.
  • Ensure the integrity of tooth enamel and thus help prevent decay.
  • Maintain the elasticity and suppleness of the skin.
  • Retain the natural shine, elasticity and strength of hair.

Unique Qualities:

  • A pure, undiluted aqueous herbal extract of soluble silica from Spring Horsetail
  • Produced according tot he method developed by Dr. Kervran in Paris, France.
  • Contains organic vegetal silica and is therefore very easy to assimilate.
  • Production method requires no chemical manipulation thus guaranteeing maximum concentration of the horsetail's active principles.
  • This pure extract is equivalent to 5 times its weight in dried horsetail.
  • Also available in powdered form.
  • In easy to digest vegetarian capsules, suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Packaged in light resistant, recyclable, non-reactive, nitrogen flushed, dark brown glass bottles

About Flora
At Flora, they have been manufacturing and supplying premium herbal products since 1965, but their roots stretch back to Germany in the early 1900s, where Dr. Otto Greither, grandfather of the current owner Thomas Greither, dedicated his life to the discovery, production and distribution of natural health care products. Flora has preserved his original dedication to perfect and make available herbal remedies that ensure maximum purity, quality and potency with a holistic approach to health.

Flora Mission

In God We Trust
The mission of Flora is to participate in the continuing evolution of the people on Earth toward universal harmony, peace and perfection by providing products and services for the purification and upliftment of the body and spirit, and by providing to each person who derives a livelihood with Flora, an opportunity for personal growth and advancement of these goals in life.

In 1965,
Flora began its North American operations in Burnaby, British Columbia, and is currently owned by natural health visionary Thomas Greither. Originally, Thomas ran a natural foods store in Burlington, Vermont, and it was his dream to produce and provide consumers with the finest health products available.

In its early stages, Flora served primarily as a centre for distributing and marketing European herbal remedies. At that time, alternative health products were virtually unknown in Canada. As interest grew, Flora began manufacturing natural bulk laxatives and its own line of herbal therapeutic teas. These teas were the first of their kind to be prepared in Canada and their popularity soon blossomed.

In 1986, Flora resumed its role as a pioneer when it produced the first truly cold-pressed, unrefined oils for medicinal use or food preparation. A unique manufacturing method eliminates any light or oxygen and allows the enzymes in the seed matter to be processed at body temperature and the essential fatty acids to remain active.

In 1988, Flora expanded into the U.S., opening a manufacturing facility in Lynden, Washington. The company also acquired several acres of farmland in order to grow its own organic herbs. All stages of production are done in-house in Burnaby and Lynden, from selecting and lab testing all raw materials to herb extraction, encapsulation and final packaging.

In June of 1992, in cooperation with Elaine Alexander, the company began preparing and distributing the remarkable herbal formula known as Flor•Essence™. Its popular effect in exerting a positive influence on a host of chronic conditions has rapidly spread throughout the health community and is revered by people everywhere for its life-rejuvenating benefits. Flora also launched a foundational line of health products under the Udo's Choice™ label including the first age-specific probiotics and vegetarian DHA.

Today, Flora continues its innovation in product development and environmentally friendly manufacturing practices.

Premium Quality
Flora has evolved into one of North America's premier natural health products companies. The U.S. and Canadian production plants include sophisticated semi-automatic and fully automatic equipment for processing quality herbal teas and liquid tonics, encapsulating herbal extracts and cold-pressing certified organic seeds into health-benefitting oils. Flora's ongoing research and development has resulted in a number of production methods which are the finest in the world.

All of Flora's products are manufactured in accordance with GMP standards and the facilities and manufacturing procedures are in compliance with all regulatory agencies in Canada and the United States, including Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In addition, Flora is a certified organic producer and processor overseen by the third-party certifying agency, Quality Assurance International, (QAI). This means that the organic herbal remedies prepared and distributed by Flora are guaranteed top quality and chemical free, right from the seed that is planted to the harvest and from the post-harvest facilities to the final production and packing.

Thomas Greither is dedicated to preserving the environment and in utilizing production and packaging practices that are ecologically sound, including vegetarian capsules for all the dry herbal extracts and environmentally friendly amber glass bottles for the herbal tonics and organic oils.

Flora has been honoured with numerous awards and continually strives to remain a leader in the field of natural health by remaining committed to its mandate of offering only supreme quality formulas.

Flora Farms
Flora grows most of its own herbs on farms in Washington and Chile and purchases the rest through fair trade practices from organic farmers. "We are one of the very few companies who actually grow our own herbs," says Thomas Greither. "If we buy from another farm, we know what seed they used, and we always receive the herbs in the whole form. You can tell if it was dried properly and handled properly. Most companies buy them powdered. We have a whole grinding department. Each herb needs a different cutting mechanism, and we cut them just before manufacturing. With essential herbs, if I grind them a half a year before manufacturing, that would not be as effective. Sometimes the industry gets a bad name because of the use of these dried herbs. Essential oils oxidize out of the product. For example, in our teas, we have a special vapors moisture barrier so the essential oils from the product can't evaporate; it preserves freshness."

The certified organic farm in Chile lies on 1500 acres of land that has never been intensively farmed, and was thoroughly tested before cultivation began to ensure it was free of pollutants such as chemical fertilizers. The farm is set in a pristine paradise cut off by the deserts in the north, the waters of the Antarctic in the south, the Andes (with a height of 5,500 meters) in the east and the Pacific Ocean in the west. This natural enclosing wall protects from plant diseases and insects, and there are no city exhaust fumes or sources of industrial pollution for many kilometers.

Today, approximately 100 different raw materials are supplied here, from more than 80 plant species. Once harvested, the plants are dried using the world's most advanced eco-friendly solar dryers.

Flora - Vegetal Silica - 180 Capsules
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 capsule
Servings Per Container: 180
Amount Per Serving %DV
Horsetail (aerial parts) extract 410 mg *
     (provides 10 mg silica)
*Daily Value Not Established.
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, in a vegetarian capsule made of water and hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.

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About Flora

The blend of traditional wisdom with science. Flora has been manufacturing and supplying quality herbal remedies for distribution in Canada since 1965, but their roots stretch back to Germany in the early 1900's, where Dr. Otto Greither, grandfather of the current owner Thomas Greither, dedicated his life to the discovery, production and distribution of natural health care products. The company has preserved his original dedication to perfect European herbal remedies that ensure maximum purity, quality and potency with a holistic approach to health and to provide quality, pure, organic products wherever possible.

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By (Alameda , CA )

My mother is now taking up to two capsules per day in her daily routine of taking supplements. She doesn't notice any negative reactions to taking this and it's easy to remember to take this since I put this in her pill box. We are hoping that she'll eventually take up to three capsules to help support her bone health. We also appreciate the reasonable price, too.

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By (Troutville , VA )

Capsules are a little larger than some, but definitely not "horse pill" size, and are easily swallowed. Just an extra boost for bone strength.

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Great support for my skin

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Great for the skin, hair, and nails - really makes a difference!

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