Kelp is one of the best known food sources for iodine. It is also high in calcium, silicon and sulphur. Kelp has nearly 30 minerals. It also contains the following minerals - iron, copper, chlorine, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and manganese. In smaller amounts it has the minerals - aluminum, barium, bismuth, boron, chlorine, chromium, cobalt, gallium, lithium, nickel, silver, strontium, tin, titanium, vanadium and zirconium. Kelp is also rich in B-Complex vitamins and has Vitamins A, C, E, and K. It also contains lecithin.
Kelp promotes good glandular health, regulates metabolism, helps in the digestion of food, helps to speed up metabolism and nourishes the body. Kelp aids in maintaining the central nervous system. It is also essential during pregnancy.
Check with your doctor first if you are pregnant.
The whole plant
Aids in adrenal function, cleans the arteries, asthma, colitis, skin complexion, constipation and other bowel difficulties, Diabetes, poor digestion, skin and nail problems, gallbladder dysfunction, flatulence, goiter, headaches, high blood pressure, kidney problems, morning sickness, nervous disorders, neuritis, obesity, pancreas disorders, pituitary gland stimulation, prostate strength, thyroid problems, uterine problems, sluggishness, lethargy, water retention, weight loss and wrinkles.
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