by Dr. Lawrence Wilson

© October 2022, L.D. Wilson Consultants, Inc.

All information in this article is for educational purposes only.  It is not for the diagnosis, treatment, prescription or cure of any disease or health condition.


I. Introduction

II. Sources

III. Roles Of Silicon

IV. Testing The Body For Silicon

V. Other Topics



Silicon is the second most common element on earth (oxygen is the most abundant). It is an important industrial mineral and one of the most important minerals for health and development. It is required for many enzymes and for the production of collagen and elastin. Most everyone is low in the proper compounds of silicon.

Two extremes. In some forms, silicon gives materials such as the lining of our arteries and the surface of cartilage and tendons a slippery quality that is extremely important for their activity. Silicon is used to make glass and gives glass its very smooth and 'glassy' quality.

However, in other forms, notably oxides, silicon is very rough and abrasive. It is the main chemical in sand is used to make sandpaper. Unfortunately, most people's bodies also contain some of the oxidized form of silicon and this causes arthritic pain, arterial disease and other problems.


Silicon is particularly important for the brain. Psychologically, adequate silicon gives a person more courage, more balance, and more ease in living life. Most people are low in the proper compounds of silicon and this is a cause of mental weakness and mental illness.

The communicator. Silicon is a semi-conductor mineral used widely in the manufacture of transistors. In the human body, silicon is also essential for electrical activity related to vibrational and telepathic communication between people.


Silicon is essential for the process of development. This is the unfolding of the full genetic potential of a human being or other creature. For details, read Introduction To Development and Introduction To The Development Program.

The correct form of silicon needed for development is found mainly in onions. Other excellent silicon foods are blue corn chips, almonds and almond butter, sesame seeds and sesame tahini, cooked vegetables, soft goat cheese (chevre), and sardine skin. Supplements are so far not good sources of these forms of silicon.


We classify silicon as a female element because while needed by everyone, it is extremely important for women. On a physical level, it is a beauty mineral. It gives the body a glassy, smooth and beautiful look and texture. Without enough of it, the body looks dull and the skin is rough.

On a mental and spiritual level, silicon helps connect a person with others and with higher realms of life. It is a communication mineral and healthy, developed women are excellent communicators.


The alien group we call the rogues remove silicon from the earth. They do this to sicken and weaken our bodies. Their goal is to impair communicate between people, as this would threaten their control over our planet.

The rogues are called Satan in the Bible and have been on earth for thousands of years. There is an effort at this time to bring the beneficial silicon compounds back to the earth. For more details about the rogues, read The Rogues.

The Silicon Age. The twentieth and twenty-first centuries have been called the Silicon Age or the digital or information age. This is because silicon is used in transistors, which make possible many modern electrical devices.

Third tetra. Silicon is part of the third tetra of minerals. The third tetra is chromium, selenium, silicon and boron.


Silicon is a hard, blue-grey crystalline mineral. It is element #14 and classified as a metalloid. It is located in group 14 of the periodic table. Carbon is above it on the periodic table. Below it are germanium, tin, and lead. This means that these elements may replace silicon in some enzymes if silicon is deficient in the body.

Silicon has a valence of +4. It is an alkaline-forming, female mineral whose color when electrified is yellow-white.

Silica. The oxidized form of silicon is called silica.  It is found most commonly in beach sand.  It gives sand its light color and its peculiar properties of accumulating on the shores of rivers and particularly the oceans of the world. 

It makes the ocean shimmer because of its reflective properties, and this actually warns fish and other sea life that shore is near.  Silica is considered one of the most common compounds on earth.


Semiconductors.  Silicon is famous for its use in the semi-conductor industry, for transistors and integrated circuits.  Semiconductors do not conduct electricity under normal circumstances, but will do so if conditions are made right for them by passing an electrical current through them at right angles to the direction one wishes to induce a flow of current.  This is the basis for the operation of all transistors and other semi-conductor materials.

Lubricants. Silicon is used in lubricants because of its “slippery” or “ease” quality.

Glass. Many types of glass are made from silicon.

Abrasives. Silica, the oxidized form of silicon, is used as an abrasive in products such as sandpaper because it is very hard and very rough.



There are many silicon compounds found in nature. Many foods contain one or more of the silicon compounds.

Our interest in silicon is primarily for development. For this purpose, few foods contain the right compounds. Among these are almond butter, sardine skin, onions, runny egg yolk, goat yogurt or goat kefir, and meats, particularly red meat such as lamb and beef. Nutritional yeast is another good source of silicon compounds needed for development.

Other silicon compounds are less helpful for development, such as those found in oats, barley, rye, corn, peas, beans, lentils, wheat, spinach, lettuce, tomatoes, cabbage, rice polishings, oat straw tea, coconut, other nuts, sage, thyme, hops, prunes, bone marrow, cold liver oil and other fish oils.


We prefer to obtain silicon from foods. For development, silicon supplements do not work as well.

Some practitioners give silicon-containing herbs such as horse tail, corn silk tea, and oat straw tea, but we find these somewhat toxic and not too helpful. A supplement called BioSil (choline-stabilized orthosilicic acid) is also available, but not too good for development.


Overall. Silicon gives all tissues a slippery or silky smooth quality that helps them all function better.

The brain.  Silicon is extremely vital for the cerebral cortex and thinking.  It helps a person concentrate, remember and think clearly.  It is also important for the cerebellum, a part of the brain associated with maintaining balance in the body and in the mind, as well.

Peripheral nervous system.  All of the peripheral nerves also depend upon silicon for their activity and integrity.

Membranes.  Silicon is also needed for all membranes in the body such as the fascia, meninges, periosteum, intestinal support membranes and others. Silicon helps them glide easily over one another and may impart other qualities to them.

Connective tissues.  (Hair, skin and nails).  Silicon tends to give them more strength and flexibility, and helps them slide over each other properly.  It helps prevent Adhesions, which are very common.

Reproduction.  Silicon is also necessary for reproduction and prevention of birth defects.  Silicon gives hair and skin a beauty, as well, or shininess that is quite physically attractive and assists reproduction.

Happiness and ease.  This is related to the effect of silicon on the brain and nervous system.  Silicon helps ease all stress in the body and thus contributes to joy and happiness in an important way. Silicon is a happiness mineral.


Most people are deficient in high-quality silicon compounds. This greatly slows development and impair health in dozens of ways. One reason for this is that food today is low in silicon due to:

- Removal of high-quality silicon compound from the earth.

- Modern chemical agriculture produces a lot of food, but it is very low in nutritional content.

- Refining of wheat, rice, salt and sugar removes silicon.

The other major reason for almost universal deficiency of high-quality silicon compounds is that most people do not eat enough of the right cooked vegetables. Symptoms of deficiency are:

Connective tissues. Symptoms include constipation, prolapsed or weak colon and small intestines, dryness of the skin and lips, wrinkling of the skin, vaginal dryness, hair loss, dull-looking hair and eyes, weak bones and ligaments, weak, brittle hair, split nails and weak, thin or broken nails.

Brain. These include coordination problems, weak thinking and lack of Development.

Other. Fungal diseases, feeling like one is going to die, aches and pains, inflammation, impotence and other sexual imbalances. 


An excess of good quality silicon is unknown on earth. In rare cases of silicon overload, it can cause a flushed face, nervousness, especially in the fingers and feet, difficulty relaxing, heat and excess moisture in the body, and constant hunger but unable to gain weight.

Oxidized silicon or silica. Most people have too much oxidized compounds of silicon in their bodies. This contributes to inflammation, many types of pain, anger and irritability. For details about this important problem, read The Amigos – Iron, Manganese, Aluminum And Others.


Most everyone is low in bioavailable silicon, no matter what tests may indicate. For this reason, we do not bother testing people for silicon. Instead, we recommend the development diet to help restore better bioavailable silicon. For details, read Food For Daily Use.


NOTE: Hair testing also does not always detect the body load of a mineral. It only detects that which is in the hair tissue. We use hair testing to guide the design of development programs, and not primarily to determine the body load of a mineral.

Hair and many other types of testing cannot distinguish between oxidized silica and silicon. This reduces somewhat the value of testing for this mineral.

Analytical Research Labs does not read silicon in the hair at this time (2022). Some other mineral testing labs do read it, but their testing tends not to be as accurate.


Testing the blood plasma or red or white blood cells for silicon is not considered an accurate way to assess the body level of silicon.



The silicon compounds that assist development seem to be associated or found along with foods that contain some omega-3 fatty acids.  These include almond butter, organic lamb and beef, goat dairy products, sardines, and high-quality egg yolk.


Silicon can be transformed into selenium inside the body.  This is a major transmutation, although there are others.  The transmutation occurs easily in developed people, but not  in those who are not developed or just beginning the development process. For details, read Biological Transmutation.

New Research. Recently, (2020) we found a few people who need extra silicon. They often have constipation, dry skin, and vaginal dryness that do not respond to other methods of corrections. Silicon supplements don’t work well, but ground flax seeds, okra, and nutritional yeast are helpful. They may also need many more onions or other development foods that are rich in silicon.

NOTE: Flax seeds and okra are not part of the development diet, so we do not recommend these foods for everyone.

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