Use: A mineral that boosts the immune system and helps fight and treat the common cold and various infections. Some evidence suggests Zinc can help reduce the common cold time by as much as 50% as well as help lower cholesterol.*
History: Zinc has been used in various forms since the tenth century. Metallic Zinc was finally isolated in India in the 13th century and is the 4th most used element. Zinc is used to coat steel, make brass, and it’s even in automotive parts. It wasn’t until recently Zinc began to be used for its antioxidant properties in a majority of over the counter supplements.