Herb of the Day: Kelp

Herb of the Day: Kelp (Fucus versiculosus)
Parts used: The Whole Plant

Kelp is one of those herbs that are great for many things. Kelp contains 30 minerals considered vital for good health. It promotes glandular health, controlling thyroid and regulates metabolism and food digestion. Kelp is great for weight loss as it speeds up the burning of calories. It also helps sustain the nervous system and the brain. It is essential during pregnancy.

Vitamin/Mineral Content:
Rich in: Calcium, Iodine, Silicon, Sulphur.
Also contains: Chlorine, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc.
Small amounts of: Aluminum, Barium, Bismuth, Boron, Chlorine, Chromium, Cobalt, Gallium, Lithium, Nickel, Silver, Strontium, Tin, Titanium, Vanadium, Zirconium.
Rich in: B-Complex Vitamins
Contains: Vitamin A,C,E,G
Also Anti-Sterility Vitamin S and anti-Hemorrhage Vitamin K

Aids with:
Adrenal glands, arteries(cleans), asthma, colitis, complexion, constipation, diabetes, poor digestion, eczema, fingernails, gallbladder, gas, goiter, headaches, high blood pressure, kidneys, morning sickness, nervous disorder, neuritis, obesity, pancreas, pituitary gland, prostate(tones), skin, thyroid gland, weak uterus, low vitality, water retention, wrinkles.


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