The "main areas of application" for manganese are connective tissue and cartilage. Manganese strengthens these. It is also involved in energy metabolism and has an indirect antioxidant effect, thus protecting your cells from oxidative stress. You can find manganese in natural form in these sprouts and shoots:
Many people are not very familiar with the trace element manganese. Although our body needs it only in small quantities, it is nevertheless essential. Because it is involved in enzyme reactions, similar to zinc, copper, calcium and potassium, manganese influences the body's metabolism.
"Bio-logical preparations for diagnosis and therapy in AK practice" Wolfgang Gerz, 2002.