Humic acid is a natural ionic molecule extracted from ancient organic soil deposits. It is a key element for our nutrient starved world, containing 70 bioavailable nutrients. Black Diamond Crystals contains highly concentrated minerals and healing substances composed of long chain molecules which are high in molecular weight, dark brown to black in color and soluble in an alkaline solution. Binding to both positive and negative charged ions, Black Diamond Crystals is a powerful free radical scavenger and natural antioxidant. Humic acid places a prophylactic coating, a thin protective film, on microbe receptor sites inhibiting attachment to host cells, preventing viral, bacterial, and fungal infection. The function of humic acid is to balance and energize all cell life and biological properties. Humic acid is important for balancing hormones, including regulating women’s menstrual cycles.