Kelp (Fucus vesiculosus) is a plant of the sea that is harvested off the coast of many of the oceans of the world. The main use of this herb is for stimulating the thyroid gland as a treatment for obesity and cellulite. The high iodine content of the herb stimulates thyroid function that boosts metabolism. It has a reputation in the relief of rheumatism and rheumatoid arthritis and may be used both internally and as an external application for inflamed joints. It promotes the healthy growth of hair, skin and nails; helps to balance the effects of stress; guards against sickness; aids digestion and respiration; and generally promotes a healthy functioning balanced system. Kelp is rich in iodine, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, sulfur, silicon and iron and high in some B-complex vitamins. It contains moderate amounts of phosphorus, selenium, manganese and zinc and small amounts of Vitamins A, C, E and G. It also contains anti-sterility Vitamin S as well as Vitamin K. It is rich in algin and mannitol, carotene and zeaxantin with traces of bromine.
- Primary Uses: Here are a few of the ailments Kelp Powder can provide relief for: • Acne (Thyroid imbalance) • Adrenal Gland (weakness) • Arteries (cleans) • Eczema • Endocrine Glands • Energy • Fingernails/Hair Loss • Goiter • Infection • Menopause • Pituitary Gland • Thyroid (Low) • Tumors