Benefits of Kelp:
used as a weight-loss aid used to stimulate the thyroid, helps with healthy hair and nails, assists with the symptoms of inflammatory arthritis, psoriasis, circulatory & kidney disorders, constipation, and indigestion. In addition, it has been said to increase energy, boost immunity, and protect against the effects of radiation.
Kelp is a type of brown-colored seaweed that grows along the ocean shores that can be eaten raw, but it is usually dried and ground into a powder.
Kelp is high in iodine ( mineral used to regulate the thyroid) , potassium, calcium, and other minerals as well as vitamins, especially B vitamins.
B vitamins among its many functions are well renowned for their ability to combat stress and increase energy levels.
Traditionally, kelp was used to prevent goiter and other thyroid disorders in areas where the soil lacked iodine. Today, kelp has been used by homeopathic physicians and other like minded professionals for the following:
Obesity, thyroid problems,poor digestion, flatulence, protection against radiation,
Kelp also provides essential nutrients and, as such, can constitute a nutritious part of a vegetarian or macrobiotic diet.