Metabolics products are "starting materials" designed for compounding to be extemporaneously dispensed in a clinical setting.
Metabolics Ionic Selenium is made from Sodium Selenate which is highly soluble and contains readily dissociated Selenium ions. This makes it highly bioavailable and already accessible to be transported immediately into the cells upon ingestion.
This form of Selenium is ideal for people with sensitive stomachs, children and people who have difficulty swallowing capsules.
Action of Product:
- Cellular Protection: Ionic Selenium helps protect cells from oxidative damage, promoting overall cellular health and function.
- Immune Function Boost: Ionic Selenium enhances immune response and strengthens the body's defence mechanisms.
- Thyroid Function Support: Ionic Selenium plays a vital role in thyroid hormone metabolism, supporting optimal thyroid function.
- Heart Health Promotion: Ionic Selenium contributes to cardiovascular well-being by supporting healthy circulation and reducing oxidative stress.
- Reproductive Health Support: Ionic Selenium is essential for the proper function and fertility of the male and female reproductive systems.
- Detoxification Assistance: Ionic Selenium aids in the removal of toxins and heavy metals, supporting the body's natural detoxification processes.
Storage (if applicable):
Store at room temperature below 25c, then refrigerate dispensing bottle after opening. Keep out of reach of children. Consume within 3 months of opening.
Contents, including excipients:
Purified Water, Sodium Selenate.
Vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, nut free, preservative free, dairy free, alcohol free, without binders, fillers and flowing agents.
For extemporaneous dispensing in a clinical setting as directed by a health care practitioner. Due to the high bioavailability of the product, the dosages are more conservative than non-ionic supplements.
Adult: 115mcg = 1 serving = 20 drops, 90 servings per 100ml
Children (6-12yrs): 56mcg = 1 serving = 10 drops
Children (2-6yrs): 27.5mcg = 1 serving = 5 drops
Children (0-2yrs): 12mcg = 1 serving = 2 drops
***For breastfeed babies, it is advisable to give supplementation to the Mother, rather than to the baby.
|Cautions/Contraindications (if applicable)
While Ionic Selenium can offer several health benefits, it's important to be aware of potential cautions and contraindications:
Selenium Sensitivity: Some individuals may be sensitive or allergic to selenium. If you experience any adverse reactions like rash, itching, or swelling, discontinue use and consult a healthcare professional.
Thyroid Conditions: Selenium plays a crucial role in thyroid function, and excessive selenium intake may interfere with thyroid hormone production. If you have a thyroid condition or are taking medication for thyroid-related issues, consult with your healthcare provider before using this product.
Autoimmune Diseases: Selenium supplementation may affect the immune system and could potentially exacerbate autoimmune diseases. If you have an autoimmune condition, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before starting selenium supplementation.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Limited information is available regarding the safety of Ionic Selenium during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. It's best to consult with a healthcare provider before using this product if you are pregnant or nursing.
Interaction with Medications: Ionic Selenium may interact with certain medications, including but not limited to anticoagulants (blood thinners) and medications for hypothyroidism. If you are taking any medications, it is important to consult with your healthcare provider before using Ionic Selenium to avoid potential interactions.