Reported by Zeenews, research conducted Pearl Aquaculture Research Foundation, Port Blair, India stated that the pearls are produced through a special culture techniques believed to contain traces of some metals and minerals that are known to have health benefits.
Ajai Kumar Sonkar said that he and his team have produced pearls in a controlled environment in the laboratory in aseptic conditions. Pearls were found to contain trace metals and minerals such as zinc, copper, magnesium, iron, calcium sodium, and potassium.
According to him, the pearl contains essential nutrients for bodily functions such as metabolism, growth, or the immune system.
In line with the study of Sonkar, a study published in the British Journal of Cancer states that zinc acts as an antitumor, functions that can prevent cancer cell growth.
Zinc deficiency in the body cause delayed wound healing. Zinc is also found its role in weight loss, help reduce the severity and duration of illness such as flu and others.