The properties of Potassium
Potas (K, Latin. kalium) is one of the most important minerals necessary for maintaining normal human life functions, alongside calcium, iron and magnesium. The deficiency of any of them causes health problems and contributes to health deterioration of well-being. Potassium primary imoortance steps from the fact that it regulates the osmotic balance and water-electrolyte balance of cells (it increases the excretion of water from the body), increases the permeability of cell membranes, increases the hydration of the cytoplasm (reduces its viscosity). More: Potassium – one of the most important elements for the human body.