Description. Laminaria draws an extraordinary wealth of mineral elements from the sea. The mineral macronutrients include sodium, calcium, magnesium, potassium, chlorine, sulfur and phosphorus; the micronutrients include iodine, iron, zinc, copper, selenium, molybdenum, fluoride, manganese, boron, nickel and cobalt and vitamins A, B1, B2, B12, C and D. Laminaria has such a large proportion of iodine compared to dietary minimum requirements, that it is primarily known as a source of this nutrient. Aside from iodine, laminaria is one of the richest plant sources of calcium. Laminaria's properties are restorative, vitaminous, laxative, improving digestion and tonic. Use. Laminaria is used for anemia, stomach illnesses and for thyroid gland disorders. Herbalists recommend taking laminaria to those who suffer from chronic constipations and for prevention of atherosclerosis. Laminaria has always been considered a dietary supplement, as it contains very small quantities of fats. It helps stay hale and hearty.
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