Potential applications: Weight control / metabolic support, hypothyroidism, detoxification (particularly heavy metals), gastrointestinal support (mucosal healing and gut flora maintenance), cardiovascular support, immune protection (anti-pathogenic), natural trace mineral source for healthy hair, skin and nails.
Known contraindications: not recommended alongside conventional anti-coagulants. Individuals with hyperthyroidism or autoimmune thyroid disorders should consult their GP before using Kelp.
Interactions: It is known that selenium is required for enzyme activation and the conversion of the thyroid hormone T4 to T3.
Safety: No adverse effects of iodine intakes of up to 2mg (2000ug) / day have been reported.
Pregnancy and Lactation: The safety of kelp during pregnancy and lactation is unknown at this time.
Note: Kelp capsules can be opened and sprinkled on food as a natural salt replacement.
Directions: As a food supplement, take one capsule daily with water, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
One vegan capsule provides:
Ingredient Weight %EC NRV
Organic Seagreens® Ascophyllum Kelp
Providing iodine 200ug
In a base of Organic Alfalfa