Silicon is the second most abundant mineral on planet earth after oxygen, and is most commonly found as Silica, or Silicon Dioxide (SiO2).

More about Silica;

  •  Silica is one of nature’s natural cleansing agents, and is important for healthy hair, skin, nails and eyes.
  •  It is necessary for the formation of Collagen for bones and connective tissue.
  •  It is also necessary for Calcium absorption in the body, flexible arteries and cardiovascular health.
  • Silica is claimed to counteract the adverse effects of aluminum in the body, stimulate the immune system, and inhibit premature ageing.
  • Silica helps to prevent Alzheimer’s and osteoporosis.

By drinking high silica New Zealand mineral water consistently you will receive all the benefits of Silica, not to mention the other essential minerals! The table below shows the key mineral contents of Kauri Springs water.

Silica 57
Calcium 6.8
Magnesium 2.4
Potassium 3.1
pH 7


Silica is becoming well known by consumers in key markets and is an important sales point for New Zealand mineral water. Furthermore for True Aqua Bulk the high silica content in our water has proven to be a key component in noticeably improving the taste of alcohol, sports drinks, tea’s and other beverages compared to standard waters currently being used by manufacturers.