Sulphur is a non-metallic element that can be found throughout nature. Sulfur, as it is more commonly spelled in the United States, is found in high levels in the essntial oil of onion, garlic, and mustard as well as animal hair. Sulphur has been in use medicinally for over 2,000 years. Sulphur is often used for skin ailments such as acne, eczema, and other rashes related to dryness, burning and itching. Sulphur is also a remedy that has mild laxative and diaphoretic activities.
Sulphur is an essential nutrient for healthy joints, collagen synthesis, and protein metabolism. Sulphur can be found in every cell of the human body; it is essential for tissues, hormones, vitamins, enzymes, antibodies, and antioxidants. There is a minimum concentration of sulphur that must be maintained for healthy bodily function and structure because the body continually uses sulfur to create healthy new cells to replace old ones. Sulphur helps cells maintain permeability and ensures that toxins and waste products are removed. It also aids digestive disorders. Sulphur is very important to a healthy and properly functioning body.