In the whole respiratory tract there are thousands and thousands of so-called ciliary cells. They carry the cilia, small hairs that move back and forth like waves. They serve to filter the air and to clean the airways. A small amount of the air ions are already being deposited and activate the activity of the fibrils. The larger part reaches the blood via the lungs.

Negative air ions cause an increase of cytochrome C and an accumulation of amine-degrading enzymes (MAO = monoaminooxidase). Cytochrome C plays a very important role in cell apoptosis (suicide of sick cells).

It has also been shown that the cell membrane potential can be directly altered by the different air ion contents. A negative cell membrane potential is a prerequisite for healthy and active cell growth.

Cells with pronounced cancer growth show an insufficient negative cell membrane potential!

Such negative potentials are therefore used in surgery to accelerate the growth of wounds and bones.

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