Some scientists theorize that the factor in RMA that prevents viral infection may be carrageenan in kelp. It could be acting as a specific receptor molecule, binding to a cell and triggering a positive cellular response, as well as entering the infected cell itself or hindering the union between infected cells and testing about this and […]
During periods of acute radiation exposure, such us following a nuclear accident, (Fukushima, Japan), some experts suggest taking six ounces per week (nearly an ounce per day) or two tablespoons of alginates (bladderwrack or laminaria digitata) four times a day to counteract the absorption of and negative effects of radiation.
The Brown algae, such as kelp, kombu, wakame, hijiki, sea palm, and laminaria digitata, will all bind with harmful toxins and Escort them out of your body.
At McGill University in Montreal, Canada, researchers found that alginic acid, one of the significant polysaccharides found in large Brown algae such as kelp and Alaria and Laminaria Digitata, can combat radiation poisoning and reduce the amount of strontium-90 absorbed through the intestinal wall.
Fucus kelp has a long history of relieving pain associated with rheumatism through its external application and its use in brine baths. Bladderwrack kelp (fucus vesiculosis) was used traditionally by the Native Americans and Europeans especially in Spa (Belgiums) as a popular ingredient in steam baths for painful joints, arthritis, gout, and chronic illness.
For as long as their diet consisted of fish, seafood, and kelp, the New Zealand natives, such as the Maori tribe, were prime examples of perfect Health, with fine teeth, ideal physiques, and exceptional immunity to disease.
Young Children in Scotland once chewed on the stalk of seaweed known as tangle, or kelp, to cleanse and strengthen their teeth. Kelp can be similarly used today to strengthen bones. Even dogs in Sweden is using kelp for strengthen their teeth.
Medical herbalists and Chinese medicine doctors and Herbal healers reduced cysts by rubbing them with iodine-rich kelp.
In Japan, the kelp derivative laminarin is being used as a whole-blood and plasma substitute in emergency transfusion situations. The substance consists of protein, which does not break down in the bloodstream and is excreted by the kidneys after several hours. Yes, we really have algaes in our blood!
Postmenopausal Japanese women develop breast cancer at one-ninth the rate American and European woman do. The kelp bladder wrack is the most commonly consumed in Japan and has the potential to lower woman’s risk of developing estrogen-dependent cancer.