• Seaweed & Our Body

    Posted on April 13, 2012 by Ace in Health & Beauty.

    To some people, seaweed is the disgusting clumps that wash up on beaches. But to others, it is a culinary delicacy that’s a component of Asian dishes. Seaweed also have lot’s of benefits for our body. This ocean herb is packed full of benefits for a variety of aspects.

    Our skin is the largest organ of our body. No one has perfect skin. The chemicals in our air, water, and food have many negative effects on our skin. One of nature’s wonderful little secrets, seaweed treatments help repair the skin and body while bringing back that youthful look.

    Seaweed is packed with vitamins, minerals, trace elements, and amino acids that are essential in maintaining healthy and youthful skin.  This natural marine wonder helps slow the aging skin process while protecting it from the harsh environmental elements in the air and water. Essential vitamins include: A1, B1, B2, B6, B12, C, E, K, pantothenic acid, folic acid, and niacin. As well as being rich with antioxidants such as beta-carotene and over 60 trace elements that include potassium, calcium, iodine, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, zinc and manganese, seaweed is a major source of B12. Selenium and ascorbic acid protects the skin from damaging free radicals. Organic Iodine found in seaweed increases metabolism. Seaweed also contains fatty acids to combat skin irritation and inflammation. Natural anti-ageing and anti-cellulite properties. It can improve suppleness and the elasticity of the skin. It can stimulate the renewal of damaged skin cells. It can detoxify and cleanse, tone the skin, naturally smoothed and moisturises the skin.

    Seaweed is high in anti-bacterial properties that works well for the treatment of acne. Red seaweed for example is best for drawing out impurities and toxins and regulating oil levels on your face. When applied topically, seaweeds draw out toxins from our body and your skin will absorb its nutrients through the pores.

    Seaweed helps to nourish the hair by feeding the shafts and the ducts of the scalp with nutrients to help improve the health of the hair. Seaweed has a complete spectrum of chelated minerals, which makes it easy to absorb into your hair giving dull lifeless hair their texture and shine.

    Seaweed, when applied to the body, draws excess fluid and waste products from the skin. It also acts as a cleanser for dead skin cells and other impurities on the surface. Seaweed is also rich in iodine, which can help boost thyroid functions. The thyroid gland produces amino acids that absorb iodine, and it also produces a metabolism-regulating chemical in the bloodstream. This metabolism regulator also helps rejuvenate the skin.

    By increasing your intake of seaweed in your everyday life, you can obtain valuable nutrients, significant beauty enhancements and an all natural cancer fighting elements. This can boost the way you experience each and every day, encourage weight loss and help you feel your best. However you choose to use seaweed and reap the benefits of all its charms, you can really count on the rejuvenation that it provides a body.

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