Rubidium is an ultra-trace mineral. This means that we only need a tiny amount. Despite its ultra-trace mineral status, it is extremely important. Rubidium is important for the following reasons:
Developments - Rubidium speeds up development.
Prevents premature aging - Rubidium opposes the activity of radioactive minerals that damage the body.
Sedative mineral - it is calming to the nervous system and promotes autonomic nervous system balancing.
Hypothalamus - pituitary - adrenal axis regulator - it is needed for the correct functioning of adrenal response to stress.
Glandular health - it helps all the glands in the body to function effectively.
Helps with mood disorders - Rubidium is used in the 5HTP - serotonin pathway.
What depletes Rubidium?
Oppression or other mental and emotional stress
Congenital - many children are born with a deficiency of rubidium due to their mothers body being low in this ultra-trace mineral.
Symptoms of deficiency
Hypothyroidism, fast or early aging, arthritis, arteriosclerosis, heart disease, dry hair, brittle nails, respiratory ailments, sympathetic dominance patterns, premenstrual syndrome, autism, ADD, hyperactivity, hyperkinesis, deafness, ringing in the ears, violence (tends to be more in men)