Both Seamoss and bladderwrack contain high levels of iodine – a mineral that’s necessary for proper thyroid function. Iodine is particularly important in hypothyroidism. In fact, sea moss was the original source of iodine for thyroid issues in the 19th century when scientists and doctors discovered it could relieve hypothyroid symptoms,
1. SEA MOSS -
Sea Moss is a source of potassium chloride, a nutrient which helps to dissolve catarrhs (inflammation and phlegm in the mucous membranes), which cause congestion. It also contains compounds which act as natural antimicrobial and antiviral agents, helping to get rid of infections.
2. BLADDERWRACK -
Bladderwrack is used for thyroid disorders including underactive thyroid (myxedema), over-sized thyroid gland (goiter), and iodine deficiency. It is also used for obesity, arthritis, joint pain, “hardening of the arteries” (arteriosclerosis), digestive disorders, heartburn, “blood cleansing,” constipation, bronchitis, emphysema, urinary tract disorders, and anxiety. Other uses include boosting the immune system and increasing energy.