When minerals are excess or deficient, there are noticeable traits
indicating these conditions. Rarely will one mineral be at fault, it is
usually several. Understanding these traits will help analyze a particular
ailment. These minerals are broken down into three categories, Electrolytes,
Builders, and Reactors. The Electrolytes are Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium,
and Sodium. The Builders are Carbon, Nitrogen, Silicon, and Fluorine. The
Reactors are Chromium, Chlorine, Hydrogen, Iodine, Iron [Copper], Manganese,
Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Zinc.
Calcium Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Electrolyte) When calcium is in excess in the body, the person will have the appearance
of being indestructible. They are basic, earthy people who have slow even
reactions to events. Calcium excess people suffer from hardening conditions,
any ~osis, and have a problem eliminating uric acid. These people have eye
problems, sight problems, ears and hearing problems, and problems with the
connective tissues of the body, particularly tendons and ligaments. Calcium
excess people are affected by changes in humidity, and do best in dry
When calcium is deficient in the body, this person has lung ailments of all
sorts. They will have digestive problems and leg cramps, particularly in the
calves. These people get bored easily, and have a lack of willpower and
physical strength. There is always catarrh, usually in the lungs and
digestive tract. A calcium deficient person will sweat very easily, usually
with an acid body odor. They often complain of having aches and pains
everywhere. Calcium deficient people usually have a family problem, a family
stress, and most often do not recognize it as a problem.
Magnesium Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Electrolyte) A magnesium excess body is rare, but does happen, usually from "over the
counter" bowel remedies. This magnesium in these remedies is inert, and hard for the body to
absorb, use, and expel, causing the excess. Excess magnesium affects memory,
perception, and mental response. This person is looked at as "slow or
retarded." There is the appearance of a constant sleepiness, and general
apathy. The speech can be slurred, sometimes incoherent.
The magnesium deficient person is very common in society today. They will
exhibit an excited nervous system, and always changing direction of thought.
Again, there is the foggy, sleepy appearance, with a great amount of
forgetfulness. There are body aches and mild headache, coming and going.
Stiff muscles, usually upon rising, or after long periods of stillness.
Magnesium deficient people have drastic mood changes, sometimes a hot, quick
temper. Most notably, there is a sensitivity to cigarette smoke, even when a
Potassium Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Electrolyte) A potassium excess body will have digestive weakness with bloating and gas.
They will have nerve problems, with an underactive mental response. These
people lose thier balance easily, yet love to be constantly moving. They are
always exhausted. A positive side affect is healthy, tough hair.
A potassium deficient body is a person living in their own fantasy world.
These people are fearful, suspicious, and think negatively. They seek
isolation. There is little ambition, except for low energy non-constructive
activities. They are restless, nervous, with aches and pains. Some exhibit a
tendency towards violence, or enjoy watching violence. Potassium deficient
people care little for touching, for touching involves tenderness, which is
opposite to their current mental state.
Sodium Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Electrolyte) The sodium excess body characteristics are mostly mental attributes. These
people have reoccurring ailments that are always in cycles. These ailments
are brought on by mental problems, mental stress. Sodium excess people have
keen senses, particularly when the sodium is an inorganic form. They are
extremists, never resting on one position. The sodium excess cause quick
erratic responses, making them prone to accidents.
A sodium deficient body will be aging quickly, burning themselves out. They
have restless feelings, eyesight problems, dry skin, lack of saliva, noisy
joints, tendon and ligament problems, foul breath, pale complexion,
drowsiness, fatigue, lack of strength, coated tongue, bloating, and
flatulence. They have difficulty digesting fats and high glycemic foods.
Most have a mild reoccurring headache in the forward head area. The sodium
deficiency doesn't allow the kidneys to remove uric acid properly, so there
are gout like symptoms. Most odd is sensitivity to drafts.
Carbon Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Builder) The carbon excess body always has nerve problems and restless feelings. They
become overweight easily, with a loose, soft fat. Carbon excess causes
anemia, a desire for high glycemic foods, and an imbalance of blood sugar.
The blood sugar imbalance and carbon deficiency causes drowsiness, and a
lazy attitude. High blood pressure is common with carbon excess, fluid
cysts, and skin boils. A weakened immune system is common, so is a
diminished sex drive. A carbon deficiency person is a negative, critical, distant personality who
is often low-spirited. These people give the appearance of no emotions, no
feelings. Their appearance is of someone who is wasting away.
Nitrogen Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Builder) A nitrogen excess body is a dreamy, mysterious, passive, sensitive, romantic
with a fondness for history, personal past, evening and nighttime events.
These people have a weakened immune, and are easily susceptible to illness.
They bruise easily and heal injuries slowly. Nitrogen causes a keen sense of
smell. Their appearance is of a very fleshy person.
When a person is nitrogen deficient, they are unpredictable, absentminded,
feeble, exhausted, fatigued, and apathetic about physical activity,
particularly work. They are hypochondriacs, with a hot, quick temper.
Typically, they have passionate feelings, but a low libido.
Silicon Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Builder) The characteristics of silicon excess are constant activity, spontaneity,
overconfidence, innocent appearance, struggling intellect, curiosity,
graceful, agile, quick fluid movements, unrealistic optimism, and fluid
speech. This is a rare problem; society does not eat to build excess
The characteristics of silicon deficiency are darkened urine, enlarged
cracking joints, failing hair, weak nails, deep or husky voice, and nervous
stomach. Other signs are a lowered body temperature, skin problems, weakened
tendons and ligaments, gout like symptoms, and tenderness along the spine.
An alternating sleepy drowsy condition with an inability to sleep is
Fluorine Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Builder) Fluorine excess is rare. Except for being obese and having a dry cough with
dry non-moving lung mucous, most symptoms of chlorine excess are mental.
These people have unreal fears, excess worry, are sad the first part of the
day, are pessimistic the later half of the day, and they hallucinate.
Fluorine excess causes a sense of magnetism, giving them profound
Fluorine deficiency is common; foods high in fluorine are rarely eaten. The
symptoms of fluorine deficiency are sadness in the first part of the day,
deteriorating teeth, weak bones, disorganized life style, eye problems,
indifference shifting to worry, apathy shifting to concern, hair loose,
swollen eyelids, runny nose, and bronchial catarrh. They develop pus pockets
on the skin, clammy skin, and sometimes a scaly skin appearance. These
people crave fatty foods.
Chromium Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Reactor) Chromium excess is extremely rare; there isn't any chromium in the American
soil. Chromium deficiency is very common, for the same reason. Chromium deficiency
characteristics are craving for high glycemic foods, always hungry, on and
off again thirst, and an energy drop in the afternoon. The most notable
mental trait is of an obsessive-compulsive personality.
Chlorine Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Reactor) Chlorine excess has the same symptoms as chlorine deficiency, with a few
more. These people are suspicious, pessimistic, non-conformers, and have
preferences that are not a normal society morality. Sexual deviation, desire
for visual deviant sights, religious extremes or an abstract faith allowing
for these diversions, and a preference for multiple sex partners are signs
of chlorine deficiency. It causes a trembling muscle weakness with jerky
motions, tendency for drug dependency or drug abuse, dry skin, numbness, and
poor digestion. It causes a craving for salty foods, which feeds and
enhances the chlorine excess. Many chlorine excess people have weight
The symptoms of chorine deficiency are depression, morbid thinking, catarrh,
inflammation, restlessness, anxiety, poor appetite, slow metabolism, trouble
concentrating, and muscle cramps. There is a feeling in the head of
excessive pressure and heaviness. Often there is gland and organ swelling
Hydrogen Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Reactor) The symptoms of hydrogen excess is a controversy, hydrogen excess cause a
very likeable personality. These people are even slow moving, very
forgiving, tender hearted, gentle, compassionate, merciful, and very
mothering. Hydrogen excess causes obesity, swelling joints, particularly the
ankles. They go through life exhausted, sluggish, sleepy manner with weak
muscular. Their appearance is pale, puffy, loose flesh. Their preference is
to juicy foods and drinks, with distaste for solid foods. Hydrogen excess
causes gland and organ enlargement, gout like conditions, and a very keen
sense of smell. They have sensitivity to heat and light too.
A hydrogen deficiency is a very serious health problem, for it is basically
severe dehydration. These people have an emancipated appearance, very lean
and gaunt. They suffer dry, wrinkled skin, and dry, scratchy throat. They
have an inability to perspire normally. Hydrogen deficiency causes excess
body heat, desiring an evening bath or shower.
Iodine Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Reactor) Iodine excess is very rare. The symptoms of iodine excess are fear of
failure, fear of sharp objects, easily upset feelings with extreme emotional
shifts, nerve tremors, acute sense of touch, and protruding eyeballs.
Iodine deficiency is common, mostly due to the candida overgrowth plague.
The signs are extreme nervousness, flabby skin, frothy excess salivation,
squirming restless nature, unfounded unreal fears, awkward childlike
behavior, catarrh, bronchiole phlegm, and heart and lung problems. Sometimes
a throbbing throat is experienced. A grinding of the teeth is a common
iodine deficiency problem.
Iron and Copper Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Reactor) Iron and copper excess is rare also, and the signs are hard to identify. These people
suffer from a lackadaisical attitude and drowsiness. They have weak senses,
sluggish brain, and circulatory problems. There is an excessive head
pressure and congestion.
Iron deficiency is very common, particularly in women and the elderly. The
symptoms are depression, poor memory, poor respiration, slow speech, and low
blood pressure. The low iron causes low oxygen causing low energy. These
people are easily susceptible to colds, flu, and viral infections. Lack of
oxygen lowers brain activity, hence brain fog. Severe iron deficiency causes
a spitting of blood.
Manganese Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Reactor) Manganese excess is rare also. It is very hard to identify. The symptoms are
intensified sensation, exaggerated emotions, exaggerated expressions, and
A manganese deficiency is common. A manganese deficiency personality is
quarrelsome, easily angered, easily depressed, impatient, experience
nightmares, and mental confusion. These people have an arrogance about their
mental abilities. These ailments are worse in the evening and night. These
people do not care for human touch, have a dislike for work, and a dislike
for projects requiring effort. They have an acid perspiration, can perspire
easily, and their senses are dulled. They can have acute mental recall, but
have trouble with original thought. New concepts concerning deduction are
Phosphorus Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Reactor) There are two types of phosphorus in foods, one prone to nerves and one
prone to bones. A body can have an excess of one type and a deficiency of
Phosphorus excess is common today with carbonated drinks and red meat diets.
This phosphorus is inorganic, making it hard for the body to expel it. The
characteristics of phosphorus excess are religious fanaticism, self
appointed self deduced religious ideals allowing extreme lifestyles,
possible sleepwalking, malnutrition causing hunger, over confidence, vivid
imagination particularly about oneself and ones beliefs, and volatile
exaggerated emotions. There is a progressive deterioration of tissues, often
The signs of phosphorus deficiency is lack of confidence, numb feelings,
fears, gloom, dread of future events, morbid desires, quirky desires, a
sensitivity to noise, and fatigue.
Sulfur Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Reactor) When there is an excess of sulfur in the body, the signs will be volatile
temper, moody, fitful, depression, mild dizziness, overly intense emotions,
and forgetfulness. Shallow breathing becomes natural, so does distaste for
warm enclosures. These symptoms constantly shift from one to another.
When sulfur is deficient, the characteristics are similar to sulfur excess,
plus these added symptoms. They are total skin dryness, impulsive nature, no
willpower, dislike of morning hours, dislike of early morning sun, body
temperature changes, excess worry, catarrh, impulsive nature carving for
fresh air, love of natural beauty, and "mystic air about them."
Zinc Excess and Deficiency Consequences
(Reactor) When zinc is in excess in the body, characteristics are very hard to
identify. The intense concern for family welfare is the most notable.
When zinc is deficient, there is apathy about family matters.