Superoxide dismutase’s help protect many types of cells from the free radical damage that is important in aging, senescence, and ischemic tissue damage. Noted in pharmacological studies is that Fulvic and humic substances are powerful superoxide dismutase’s (SODs) and metalloenymes of every conceivable kind. References: Visser, S.A; Effects of humic substances on higher animals and man; the possible use of humic compounds in medical treatments; 1988; which was presented at the International Humic Substances Society meeting in Sevilla, Spain.