This is an angstrom size mineral and vitamin supplement of iron and vitamin C. An angstrom or nanoparticle size mineral supplement does not require digestion. Angstrom size minerals are absorbed immediately into the bloodstream due to their minute size, hence the body also requires much less of them to have the same effect on the body. With a traditional powdered mineral, actual absorption ranges from only 5 - 15 percent. With angstrom or nano-sized minerals, absorption is 100 percent, so much less is needed to reach the same daily supplementation level.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Angstrom Iron has the potential to stain teeth and the taste can be very off putting to some people. Unlike some of the other mineral products we carry, We do NOT recommend swishing it around your mouth.
If you find the taste to be a little too harsh, you may want to do one of the two things below:
1. Shoot the liquid to the back of your mouth and swallow, then chase with water.
2. Dilute the Angstrom Minerals with a little water and pour into the back of your mouth.
Serving Size: 1 teaspoon
Servings per Bottle: 192
Ingredients (Amount per serving): 10 mg iron, 6.5 mg vitamin C
Concentration: Iron - 2000 mg/litre, vitamin C - 600 mg/litre
Other ingredients: Purified water
No artifical flavors, colors, preservatives or additives are used.
I just wanted to say THANK YOU once again for this angstrom Iron product. I had blood work done in November and was told that I was borderline anemic. I had been taking an iron tablet for about a year, obviously without success. My physician was concerned about the diagnosis so she ordered more tests. I am happy to report that two months later I m no longer listed as being anemic. I could have never managed such great feedback without this product. It has made such a difference in my health. I would happily recommend it to anyone with iron deficiencies! - Angela R., WA
To prevent constipation, be sure to take this nanoparticle iron supplement with a full glass of water or other liquid.
For maintenance, 1 tsp every other day (or just twice a week) should be sufficient.
For mild anemia, take 1 tsp per day.
For moderate anemia, take 1 tsp in the morning and 1 tsp in the evening.
For severe anemia (hemoglobin less than 7 or 70), take 1 tsp, 3 to 4 times per day.
Get your hemoglobin tested (to track your progress) within 30 to 45 days, since this product builds hemoglobin very quickly.
For best results make sure you are also getting adequate B12 and folic acid - which the body needs to absorb and use iron properly.
Iron Deficiency Symptoms:
- Ice Eating/Craving
- Brittle Nails
- Growth Retardation
- Fragile Bones
- GI Upset
Iron is responsible for attracting oxygen to the body and carrying oxygen to all systems, tissues and organs. The three to five grams of iron in the body are found primarily as a component of hemoglobin and myoglobin, which are oxygen carrying and releasing substances."(52) Iron combines with other nutrients to produce vital blood proteins and is involved in food metabolism.
Without sufficient iron (hematin), the body can't manufacture enough new blood cells packed with hemoglobin, the red-cell protein that transports oxygen in the blood. Oxidation could not occur without iron in the hemoglobin of the red cells. Oxygen is drawn to the body when iron is supplied in the diet and stored in the body (ferritin). Oxygen burns waste materials to prevent them from building up in the body. As iron promotes oxygen in the body it increases its free use, it enhances motor function, mental vitality, liver, kidney and heart function as well as arterial elasticity. Iron helps to raise blood pressure, improve circulation, digestion and elimination. Lack of iron in the body leaves it susceptible to colds, throat and chest troubles.
Iron is beneficial for conditions of anemia, nose bleeds, tendencies to hemorrhage, chronic nephritis and many other conditions. In addition to its predominance in the red corpuscles, iron is found in gastric juices, lymph fluid, bile, eye pigment, hair and skin. Sixty to seventy percent of tissue iron is classed as essential or functional and only forty percent is storage iron. Essential iron is an integral part of hemoglobin and respiratory enzymes involved with the intracellular oxidation reduction process. "When iron is in short supply, so is oxygen... Oxygen shortage leads to disturbing pulmonary circulation; lungs feel uncomfortable and stiff."(53)
Worn-out iron is excreted through the serous and mucus surfaces, the bile, urine and bowel. Organic iron is essential to the body. Overdoses of iron produce violent reactions in the body such as upsets in the digestive process and changes in blood chemistry, and can lead to anorexia. When too much iron is ingested it can cause hearing difficulty, absentmindedness, dulled senses and cranial pressure from within.
52. Robert Garrison, Jr., M.A., R.Ph. & Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D., The Nutrition Desk Reference, Third Edition, (Keats Publishing, Inc., 1995), pg. 197.
53. Bernard Jensen, Ph.D., The Chemistry of Man, (Bernard Jensen, 1983) page 213.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.