Benefits of Kelp
Note: Do NOT try these home remedies without consulting
a health professional to make sure they are appropriate for you.
is an herb which is so high in vitamins, nutrients, and minerals that it works
wonderfully as an all-around every day vitamin. It's particularly useful as a
women's vitamin because it's high in iron, calcium, and potassium -- all of which
tend to be essential for women during menstruation, or while pregnant or nursing.
has a salty taste to it, and some people even use it in place of salt. It's also
a natural source of iodine and this is where a lot of its medicinal, healing,
and wellness power comes into play.
is essential to your body as it helps the thyroid properly function. And the thyroid
controls growth, energy and metabolism in your body. Since kelp is a natural source
of iodine, it's absorbed by your body more slowly and safely than chemical iodine
is. I'm actually allergic to chemical iodine, but I have no problems consuming
moderate amounts of kelp on a daily basis.
regulates both the thyroid and pituitary glands, plus it activates all glands
in your body. It's wonderful for nail growth and hair loss too, plus it can help
regulate your body temperature. It may even help if you have problems with chronic
low body temperature.
is beneficial to the pancreas and the prostrate. It also builds cell membranes,
helps the digestive system, can help prevent the growth of tumors, can help cleanse
the body of radiation, and normalize glands and hormones, which makes it an excellent
supplement to take while pregnant.
natural, high iodine content of kelp actually helps it act as an antibiotic in
your body too. When there's an infection in your body, kelp will help assist the
thyroid to release more iodine into your blood stream, and iodine kills infections.
personally used kelp tea for years to kill strep throat. I add a gel capsule of
ground kelp to regular, hot black tea, let it dissolve, and stir it around. Then
I drink the tea. The kelp coats the throat as it goes down, and the iodine kills
the strep bacteria. It also relieves pain almost immediately. It's gritty and
doesn't taste too great in tea form, but it works really fast and it's cheap too.
also acts as a diuretic, which means it will help you shed water your body might
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