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Healing Power of Algae and Sea Vegetables

Health Benefits of Mineral Rich Sea Plants and Micro-Algae for People and Animals

A number of research have shown the effectiveness of sea vegetables on human and animal health. Seaweeds) have curative powers for tuberculosis, arthritis, colds and influenza, worm infestations. Some sea plants produces an effective vermifugal agent (kainic acid). The electrolytic magnetic action of the sea plants releases excess body fluids from congested cells and dissolves fatty wastes through the skin, replacing them with depleted minerals, particularly potassium and iodine. Sea Vegetables (Spirulina - kelp - Chlorella) have been acknowledged as a detoxifyer, a balanced nourishment and a miraculous healing plant. Ocean/Sea algae are the richest natural source of minerals, trace minerals, Iodine and rare earth elements. If there is enough iodine in our bodies, radioactive fallout is no longer able to concentrate in the thyroid and it will simply pass through.

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Re-awaken Your Body's Healing Power With Marine Phytoplankton, Mother's Nature's Milk From the Ocean Dr. Jerry Tennant, M.D. says that marine phytoplankton contains almost everything one needs to sustain life and to restore health by providing the raw materials to make new cells that function normally. These nutrients improve mental function, and memory. They reduce depression, harmful effects of stress, and mood swings. Profound Life-Giving Properties of Marine Phytoplankton

Edible clay therapy The Native Americans call it "Ee-Wah-Keemeaning "The-Mud-That-Heals." In addition to the role it plays as a potent detoxifier, therapeutic clay has also been used extensively in the treatment of pain, open wounds, colitis, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, stomach ulcers, intestinal problems, acne, anemia, and a variety of other health issues. more

Healing Teas Teas Are One of The Most Effective Ways to Benefit from Nature's Healing Herbs
Teas can help fight depression and anxiety, heal skin conditions and gastrointestinal disorders, regulate hormone imbalances, improve your sex life, prevent illness, and help you heal faster. Many diseases and conditions for which we turn to modern medicine can also be treated naturally with healing herbs. These treatments can be safer, less expensive and possibly even more effective than traditional methods.

Green Pharma Dr. Myklebust, MD: "Teas are rich in antioxidants called polyphenols which are plant chemicals that may help prevent cancer, heart disease, and other diseases"

Magnesium Therapy

Magnesium Therapy: Magnesium helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, keeps heart rhythm steady, and bones strong - "Magnesium deficiency can affect virtually every organ system of the body. With regard to skeletal muscle, one may experience twitches, cramps, muscle tension, muscle soreness, including back aches, neck pain, tension headaches and jaw joint (TMJ) dysfunction." . Dr. Sidney Baker

Natural Stem Cell Enhancers

Natural Stem Cell Enhancers The first natural plant-based enhancers have shown to trigger the release of millions of adult stem cells from the bone marrow very quickly. These stem cells can then migrate and attach to any cells, tissue, bone, muscle, cartilage, organ anywhere in the body needing repair.

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The Truth About the Drug Companies : How They Deceive Us and What to Do About "The medical establishment works closely with the drug multinationals whose main objective is profits, and whose worst nightmare would be an epidemic of good health. Lots of drugs MUST be sold. In order to achieve this, anything goes: lies, fraud, and kickbacks. Doctors are the principal salespeople of the drug companies." Guylaine Lanctot, M.D.

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Steven Schecter, N.D - "There is no family of foods more protective against radiation and environmental pollutants than sea vegetables ... sea vegetables can prevent assimilation of different radionuclitides, heavy metals such as cadmium, and other environmental toxins."  An experiment conducted by J.F. Stara at the Environmental Protection Agency showed that sodium alginate significantly reduced the amount of radio active strontium in the bones of cats. Stara observed that radio active strontium in the bones is resecreted into the intestines where it is bound by alginate, neutralized then excreted in the stools." 

Our Land, Soils, and Most of Our Food Sources are Almost Completely Depleted of Vital Nutrients! If our land and soils are depleted of vital nutrients, then the plants grown on them will also be depleted.  Seaweed, algae, and kelp can serve as excellent sources of minerals such as iron, iodine, potassium, and trace minerals. Sea vegetables also have a high digestible protein level. When compared to plants that grow on land, sea vegetables are 10 to 20 times higher in vitamins, minerals and amino acids. Ounce for ounce, along with herbs, sea vegetables are higher in vitamins and minerals than any other food on the planet!

Consumption of seaweed for vibrant health is not some current fad or new idea. For 1,000's of years, many Asian cultures have attributed their long life spans and overall good health to their daily intake of sea vegetables. Seaweed as a staple item of diet has been used in Japan and China since prehistoric times. In fact, seaweed has been part of the traditional diet of all coastal cultures, including the people of Japan, Korea, China, Iceland, Sweden, Wales, Scotland, Hawaii, and the South Pacific Islands.

Through the miracle of photosynthesis sea vegetables capture the vital energy of the sun and a full spectrum of nutrients from the sea. In fact, it is believed by some that a balanced combination of sea vegetables may possibly contain every nutrient known to mankind. Organic Sea Vegetables are a gold mine of power-packed vital nutrition! Emerald Sea ™ is loaded with macro nutrients, micro nutrients, vitamins, plant sterols, antioxidants, trace minerals, omega 3's, omega 6's, phytonutrients, enzymes, organic iodine, fucoidan and a host of many more power packed nutrients! Plus...it contains various naturally occurring compounds that have been studied for their incredible health benefits. These naturally occurring compounds can work as a great boost to your immune system and assist in enhancing your overall health and well being.

Seaweeds are really not a weed but large marine algae that grow in the coastal waters of many countries. They include thousands of species from microscopic plants called phytoplankton to huge floating/anchored plants commonly seen washed up on shore. Many kinds of seaweed are eaten by people because they are full of vitamins and iodine. Asian cultures use seaweed like green beans and carrots are used in the United States. One of seaweed's most prominent health benefits is its ability to remove radioactive strontium and other heavy metals from our bodies. Brown seaweeds such as kelp contain alginic acid which binds with the toxins in the intestines rendering them indigestible and carries them out of the system.

Sea vegetables are virtually fat-free, low calorie and one of the richest sources of minerals in the vegetable kingdom as they have ready access to the abundance of minerals found in the ocean. Nourishment is acquired across the sea vegeable's entire surface through the gentle wave action of underwater currents. Sea water and human blood contain many of the same minerals in very similar concentrations. As the natural iodine boosts thyroid activity, food fuels are used before they can turn into fatty deposits. Vitamin K, a fat-soluble vitamin in seaweeds, aids adrenal regulation, so a seaweed bath also helps maintain hormone balance for a more youthful body.

Sea Vegetables Rich in Iodine - A Protection Against Nuclear Radioactive Fallout
One of the most carcinogenic nuclear fission products found in fallout is radioactive Iodine (Iodine-131).  Iodine-131 is very dangerous because the thyroid gland readily absorbs it just as it would the natural, healthy form of iodine. If humans or animals are deficient in iodine, they are at a substantially higher risk of thyroid damage including thyroid cancer as a result of exposure to fallout.  Nuclear fallout literally “falls” from the sky and can eventually end up in our soil, our water, and our food supply. While the Japanese are perhaps one of the best prepared cultures for such a tragedy due to their high intake of iodine from seaweed, the majority of others are not.  The Japanese typically ingest 100 times the amount of daily iodine as Americans. 

According to iodine research by Dr. Guy Abraham and Dr. David Brownstein, as many as 96% of Americans are extremely deficient in iodine. Thankfully, there is a simple step many of us are already taking to help boost the protective benefits of iodine within the thyroid and literally ever cell within our body: Emerald Sea is a rich and rare natural source of iodine from the most nutrient dense species of seaweed on the planet.  If there is enough iodine in our bodies, radioactive fallout is no longer able to concentrate in the thyroid and it will simply pass through. This is just one of the many benefits of natural, food-based iodine.  It not only helps to ensure proper operation of the thyroid and our entire endocrine system, it helps to protect this vital gland from the dangers of radioactive fallout.

Sea Plants Health Benefits Aren't Just for Humans .... It Can do Wonders for  Dogs, Cats, Ferrets, Horses and Other Animals - Feeding sea plant algae and kelp meal to animals promotes shiny hair coat and supple skin - Healthier and stronger newborns - Improved milk production in lactating bitches and queens - Improved reproductive performance both for male and female - Aids in the healing process by offering the vitamins and minerals necessary for tissue repair - Better utilization and absorption of nutrients from foods ingested. Many pet owners, show dog owners and other animal lovers are also feeding Emerald Sea to their animals with amazing results. The Emerald company ships only within the USA. For international orders, please Contact Shirley

Juliette Bairacli Levy was the pioneer of the feeding of seaweed for the veterinary world. The mineral content of this food is improved by the addition of NETTLE, one of the most vital mineral and medicinal rich plants on land; and COMFREY, valued for its rare minerals, tonic properties, and bone mending abilities. Also added are CLEAVERS and . These herbs are important aids in kidney function, overall glandular health and in particular thyroid function. This natural food supplement promotes the general well being of All animals, including; strong and thick coat; good pigment and bone; healthy teeth; full milk supply in females and strong nerves for all. When used daily for the pregnant female, it can give amazing results in the general improvement of the litter as well as prevent acid or failing milk and streptococcal infection.

Sea vegetables contain high amounts of calcium and phosphorous and are extremely high in magnesium, iron, iodine and sodium. For example, 1/4 cup of cooked hijiki contains over half the calcium found in a cup of milk and more iron than in an egg, important concerns for vegans, those who refrain from eating any animal-based products. They also contain vitamins A, B1, C and E, as well as protein and carbohydrates. 

The beauty of using the seaweed is that it can only do good, and never harm. It does not deplete the energy of the body as some reducing programs do; indeed, it strengthens the vital energy by working in cooperating with the endocrine glands. It has been found that there is a definite connection between the amount of energy available and our iodine intake. In Kelp, as we mentioned before, we have a perfectly natural source of all the iodine we require. 

Obesity is rare among the Polynesians and other races who incorporate seaweeds as a regular part of their daily diet. This plant influences the mucous membranes and lymphatics. It is a slow, persistent agent, but it will accomplish the desired weight loss results. It is stimulating to the absorbents and especially influences the fatty globules. Its best action is observed in individuals having a cold, torpid, clammy skin and loose flabby rolls of fat. It is an agent that gives better results in sick, overweight people than in cases of healthy, fat people (Luc:50). Instead of being simply a weight loss agent, it is more a normalizer, as thin people can put on weight while taking Kelp. 

I use raw nori sheet seaweed instead of bread. I love the taste of Nori. It is made in Asia from nourishing seaweed, rich in trace minerals, vitamins and other important nutrients. It is non-fattening, rich in fiber. I use it to make "taco" or "burito" stuffed with lettuce, avocado, tomatoes, smoked salmon or raw cheese. My dog loves Nori too. I give it to him as a treat or mix it with his food. Shirley

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Algae Nutritional Properties


Profound Life-Giving Properties of Marine Phytoplankton

Seawater contains every mineral and trace mineral known in organic form and in the proper ratios needed by human tissues. Dr. René Quinton, French biologist/physiologist, proved that pure seawater is virtually identical to mammalian blood plasma. With the assistance of many eminent physicians, he successfully used seawater as a healing agent on thousands of patients in France and Egypt in the early 1900s. Navy doctors successfully used seawater during the Second World War when blood serum supplies ran out. Marine Phytoplankton offers full Spectrum 72 natural ionic sea trace minerals, the the benefits of getting 200+ ocean vegetables in your diet every day - Amino Acids, Vitamins, Essential Fatty Acids, Enzymes, and much more

Dr. Jerry Tennant, MD,  from the Tennant Institute of Integrative Medicine, explains that the micronutrients and electrolytes in marine phytoplankton (microscopic plants/organism that live in the ocean) are exactly what human cell membranes need to carry out their metabolism. Not surprisingly, the composition of human plasma, or fluid surrounding cell membranes, is similar to that of sea water. Relying solely on land-based food sources may lead to deficiencies in these micronutrients and electrolytes. While transient sub-optimal nutrition may be forgiven, a constant diet lacking in these micronutrients will adversely affect every function, structure, and detoxification functions of the human cell. Good nutrition will enhance the structure and function of all organs in our bodies. Our brains, muscles, hearts, arteries, joints, bones, skin, hair, hormones, immune system, vision, digestion, kidneys, liver will carry out their jobs much better. Metabolically, our lipids, and sugars can be optimized, thus providing more overall energy, minimize weight problems, and improve sleep. These nutrients improve mental function, and memory. They reduce depression, harmful effects of stress, and mood swings. 

Marine Phytoplankton

Hugo Rodier M.D. - "There are very few products that provide all, or even most, of the raw materials to make new cells and sustain the existing ones. The problem is that we need ALL of them at the same time for things to work. One of those rare products that contains almost everything you need for life (and the rebuilding of a healthy life) is marine phytoplankton. It contains the nine amino acids that the body cannot make...The essential fatty acids are also present (Omega 3 and Omega 6). Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, D and major and trace minerals are all present in phtyoplankton. Marine phytoplankton can reduce depression, harmful effects of stress, and mood swings. more

Plankton is rich in polymeric, and basic healthy sugars, such as polysaccharides (J. Plankton Research 2005;27:695.) Plankton also have an alkaline pH, which is important, given the acidity of our diets high in refined sugars, soda pop, and farmed large animals. Marine Phytoplankton contain many elements available no where else. You may have heard of fresh water phytoplankton like Spirulina and Chlorella. These algae also have many health benefits, however, with the 200+ separate species of marine phytoplankton, their nutritional profile is second to none!

Dr. Jerry Tennant, M.D.  - "One of those rare products that contains almost everything you need for life (and the rebuilding of a healthy life) is marine phytoplankton.  It contains the nine amino acids that the body cannot make and must be consumed in our diet (essential amino acids). The essential fatty acids are also present (Omega 3 and Omega 6).  Vitamins A (betacarotine), 81 (thiamine), 82 (riboflavin), 83 (niacin), 85 (pantothenic acid), 86 (pyridoxine), 812 (cobalamin), C, D, and E (tocopherol) and major and trace minerals are all present in phytoplankton. In short, it contains almost everything one needs to sustain life.  Therefore, it contains almost everything one needs to restore health by providing the raw materials to make new cells that function normally. This is particularly true if one stops putting toxic materials such as artificial sweeteners and trans fats (partially hydrogenated fats) into our body." 

Dr. Robert Rowe Ph.D - "My 81 year old mother had been telling me how much energy she had been having since taking the phytoplankton. However she had misunderstood the amount she should be taking – she was consuming mere drops, rather than the proper ounces. Having been a student of homeopathy, it suddenly dawned on me there must be a major energy component activated, even though her dosage was so small. The work of Fritz Popp came to mind: Dr. Popp, a world renowned physicist, found that living things emit small packets of light called photons. We can see the phosphorescence produced in the ocean when the water is stirred at night; we are able to see the sparkling photon light produced. Dr. Popp was able to show that the effects of a compound could be duplicated just by bombarding water with the electromagnetic frequency of the compound, which is how homeopathy works.

Marine Phytoplankton

Other testimonials: Healing with Marine PhytoPlankton


Chlorella Algae to Remove Heavy Metals, Mercury and Pesticides 

Chlorella have been found to be very effective in Germany for mercury elimination. Chlorella was first identified by a Dutch scientist in 1890. But it was not until the 1950's that Japanese studies threw light on its enormous potential. Researchers discovered that some of chlorella's beneficial health effects appeared to stem from a high concentration of chlorophyll and beta carotene, as well as from its unusual cell wall. Cell wall of this alga binds with heavy metals, pesticides, PCB, ... and carries these toxins safely out of the body.

Chlorella is an important part of the systemic mercury elimination program, as approximately 90% of the mercury is eliminated through the stool. Using large doses of chlorella facilitates fecal mercury excretion. After the intestinal mercury burden is lowered, mercury will more readily migrate into the intestine from other body tissues from where chlorella will effectively remove it. Chlorella found to be very effective for mercury elimination

Chlorella has been demonstrated to remove heavy metals and other synthetics from the body by actually binding with them so they may be pulled from the bloodstream. However, this result can only be measured if the level of heavy metals in the bloodstream are known before and after a person starts taking chlorella. It takes approximately 3-6 months once starting chloreela for heavy metals to begin to be removed from the blood depending on the amount of chlorella taken. If it has been determined that a person does have heavy metals in their body, they should begin by taking 15-20 grams per day depending on the level of heavy metals that are present. Detoxification - How Chlorella Works 

It contains Chlorella Growth Factor ( CGF ).  CGF strengthens immunity by improving the activity of T- and B- cells, which defense against viruses.  CGF strengthens immunity by improving the activity of macrophages , which  destroys cancer. The Chlorella Growth Factor (CGF) was isolated in the 1950s and indicates the level of chlorella's nucleic acids, says Paul Pitchford. Nucleic acids -- RNA and DNA -- in the body direct our cellular growth and repair, yet they decline as we age, and they're depleted by stress, pollution and poor diet. 

Sometimes called the green blood tonic and cleanser, it's reported to be beneficial in cases of anemia, and studies have shown its ability to stimulate regeneration of tissue, accelerate the healing of wounds and inhibit the growth of some tumors. Some scientists think chlorella may help to prevent degenerative disease and even slow down the aging process, while American researcher Dr. David Steenblock believes it has great potential in the treatment of cancer, AIDS, Epsteir Barr disease and other equally chronic viral illnesses. 

 Chlorella is not tolerated by about one-third of people due to gastrointestinal distress. Chitosan can be effectively used as an alternative in these individuals. Chitosan makes up most of the hull of insects shellfish and also bind metals like mercury from the lumen of the intestines.

Detoxification - How Chlorella Works

It no longer takes 40+ years to accumulate enough acid waste in your tissues, to cause degenerative diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. These degenerative diseases are striking Americans at increasingly younger ages because of our polluted environment and our ferocious appetite for acid forming foods. 

There have been numerous studies on Chlorella's detoxifying effect on cadmium, heavy metals, PCBs, and chlordecone (a harmful insecticide). In addition there have been recent findings of chlorella's potential radioprotective effect against Gamma-rays.

In 1984, Drug and Chemical Toxicology published a study by Dr. Pore of the West Virginia University, School of Medicine, in which chlorella administered to rats increased the rate of detoxification of chlordecone (a harmful insecticide). It was shown that chlorella caused the toxin to be removed from the body more than twice as fast as the control group. Dr. Pore found two active absorbing mechanisms in chlorella; sporopollenin (a carotene-like polymer) and the cell wall itself.

In 1975, Japanese researchers, Hagino et al., found that chlorella increased excretion of cadmium in individuals suffering from cadmium poisoning. Dr.Steenblock sites other examples of Chlorella's ability to detoxify in his book Chlorella Natural Medicinal Algae: In one study "brewer's yeast culture was poisoned and killed by the addition of P.C.B., mercury, copper and cadmium. When Chlorella extract was added to these toxic substances, the brewer's yeast remained alive!" "Other studies have shown that chlorella cell walls absorb and hang onto uranium and lead." "Chlorella has been used to detoxify people suffering from P.C.B. exposure. Doctor Ueda of the Kitakyushu City Institute for Environmental Pollution Research in Japan gave 30 patients who suffered from P.C.B. exposure, daily doses of 4-6 grams of Chlorella for a one year period. As a result almost all improved (less tired, better digestion, normal bowel movements)"

Chlorella to Remove Mercury and Pesticides

Dr. Mercola - "Chlorella is an incredibly powerful nutrient from the sea and is a form of algae. I use it quite a bit for mercury detoxification as it binds very strongly to mercury to eliminate it from the body. Chlorella also is a useful source of chlorophyll, and it adds magnesium and protein to the juice. Binds to other heavy metals and pesticides in the juice. The normal dose is one teaspoon in the juice. However, about 30% of people cannot tolerate the chlorella, so if it makes you nauseous you should definitely avoid it. Spirulina is another algae that has many similar benefits and is a good balance to chlorella. However it does not bind to heavy metals like chlorella."  Algae Nutritional Properties

Spirulina, Chlorella, and wild blue-green ( Aphanizomenon flos-aquae) contain more chlorophyll than any other foods.  Dried micro algae, are the richest source of proteins, beta-carotene, and nucleic acids (RNA and DNA), and very rich source of GLA. Micro algae have been successfully used to improve immunity of people with Cancer, AIDS, Colitus, Diabetes ...

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Algae: Protection against tumors, radiation and environmental pollutants

There is no family of foods more protective against radiation and environmental pollutants than sea vegetables. Scientific studies show that sea vegetables, such as kelp, contain sodium alginate, which has the ability to bind to radioactive strontium. Eating sea vegetables such as kelp will detox and protect from radiation. Kombu, a member of the kelp family, is one of the most radioprotective sea vegetables because it is high in fucoidan, a potent radioactive detoxifier. Bladderwrack, another type of sea vegetable, is also rich in fucoidan and can protect and detox from radiation. Sea vegetables are also rich in iodine, which has a protective effect on the thyroid in the event of a nuclear disaster (see information on potassium iodide tablets above). They also bind to and detox heavy metals. The U.S. Atomic Energy Commission recommends that we consume two to three ounces (wet weight) of sea vegetables per week, or two tablespoons daily to protect from radiation toxicity. This should be increased fourfold during or after direct exposure to radiation.

In 1974 a report was published by I. Yamamoto et. al. in the Japanese Journal of Experimental Medicine, (44: 543-46). These scientists reported that several varieties of Kombu Mojaban (common sea vegetables eaten in Asia and traditionally used as a decoction for cancer in Chinese herbal medicine) were effective in the treatment of tumors in laboratory experiments. "In three of four samples tested, inhibition rates in mice with implanted sarcomas ranged from 89-95%." "The tumor underwent complete regression in half of the mice in each treated group." Similar experiments on mice with leukemia have also shown promising results."

Doctors are using Marine phytoplankton to reduce the side effects of chemo and radiation  Research indicates marine phytoplankton can protect against some of the noxious side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.

Protecting The Thyroid Gland In Radiation Emergencies The toll of thyroid cancer carried by the fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster could have been prevented, new evidence suggests. Governments world-wide are now stockpiling a supplement that protects the thyroid from radiation fallout (radioiodine). Amongst them are Japan, Canada, Britain, France, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Austria, Sweden, etc., but not the U.S. Learn how to protect your thyroid gland. 

Many pet owners, show dog owners and other animal lovers are also feeding seaweeds or algae plant to their animals with amazing results. more

Algae: An Introduction to Phycology 
Algae are ubiquitous; a multitude of species ranging from microscopic unicells to gigantic kelps inhabit the world's oceans, freshwater bodies, soils, rocks, and trees, and are responsible for most of the global production of organic matter by photosynthesis. They thus play a fundamental role in the world's ecosystems and a reliable and modern introduction to their kaleidoscopic diversity, systematics, and phylogeny is indispensable. In this textbook, the main groups of algae (divisions or phyla) are considered in turn. Each chapter begins with a summary of the principal characteristics of the group and interesting aspects of ecology and evolution. The final chapter is a synthesis, in which the phylogeny of the algae is discussed in relation to the evolution of other living organisms, primarily on the basis of evidence from recent molecular studies. This book is the completely revised and updated edition of a highly acclaimed German work, which was heralded for its clarity as well as its breadth and depth of information. This new edition takes into account recent reevaluations in algal systematics and phylogeny provided by the powerful techniques of molecular genetics and electron microscopy, as well as more traditional life history studies. The book will be appropriate as an undergraduate text and as a reference for professionals in the field.

The high density of nutrients found in algae is extremely important for many reasons. Perhaps the most important (as noted above) is that these nutrients maintain human cell membranes in structure and function. This is vital for cell detoxification, and for the overall metabolism of human cells. In fact, the causes of diseases have been simplified to very specific mechanisms, all of which center on cell membrane function and structure. Inflammation, Oxidation, Toxicity, and Mitochondrial dysfunction keep cell membranes from doing their job effectively. Algae contain high levels of antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory micronutrients to fuel metabolism and detoxification.

Linda Page, N.D. Ph.D. -  "Sea plants can transform your health. A seaweed bath is a great way to get the benefits of sea plants all over your body. Seaweed baths are Nature's perfect body-psyche balancer, and they're a good way get natural iodine. There are many reasons why I recommend sea vegetables as part of my healing programs -- weight loss, cellulite control, detoxification, beautiful hair and skin, and more. Sea vegetables can transform your health! I believe that when we eat sea vegetables, and when we take seaweed baths, we are tapping into the ancestral and restorative source of all life- the ocean. Include sea vegetables into your diet every day and you 'll see a difference. I do! Sea plants -- gifts from the sea!"



Spirulina, a blue-green alga sold as a supplement, is an excellent source of chlorophyll and disease-fighting compounds called phytochemicals. Phytochemicals (phyto is Greek for "plant") are compounds in plants and fruits that imbue them with color and protect them against cellular damage caused by free radicals. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health are studying phytochemicals to understand their role in disease prevention. Marine phytoplankton can reduce depression, harmful effects of stress, and mood swings. Specifically, Spirulina (cyanophyta,) has 62% amino acids, or 20 times more protein than Soy and 200 times more than beef. It is also the richest source of vitamin B12, and it contains high levels of minerals, like Zinc. Spirulina has 10 times more carotenoids than carrots, and it is rich in xanthophyl pigments, like chlorophyll. It is also rich in oils, containing more omega 3s than fish oil, such as GLA.

Spirulina : The Microscopic Nutrient Powerhouse nd How It Protects and Restores Health Mouth cancer is one disorder that may be treated or prevented by phytochemicals, especially beta-carotene, which is found in abundance in spirulina. This may explain why the alga slowed and even stopped the growth of cancerous cells in scientific studies. Padmanabhan P. Nair, Ph.D., ascientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, recently demonstrated that spirulina is a particularly potent inhibitor of mouth cancer. Nair and his colleagues gave daily spirulina supplements to volunteers in southwestern India for 12 months. The volunteers were alike in many ways: All chewed tobacco and had precancerous lesions in their mouths called leukoplakia. After taking the alga for one year, 45 percent of the volunteers had recovered, and the thick, white, precancerous patches in their mouths completely disappeared. Another 12 percent of the volunteers showed significant improvement, raising the figure to 57 percent who benefited from spirulina supplements(Nutrition and Cancer, 1995, vol. 24).

Personal Stories of Healing: Healing Multiple Myeloma with Spirulina

Algae Nutritional Properties
Spirulina Certified Organic; grown at a farm in the pristine California desert. Their production method is environmentally friendly, and our quality control system assures consumers of the highest quality product on the market today. Spirulina has years of research confirming it’s ability to support the immune system and contribute to overall health.


 

Earth Food Spirulina : How This Remarkable Blue-Green Algae Can Transform Your Health and Our Planet by Robert Henrikson

Spirulina is known as a 'wonder food' and was part of the staple diet of the ancient Aztec civilisation. This 3.6 billion year old algae designed by nature can help restore our personal and planetary health. Once called a "food of the future," now millions of people around the world enjoy this food packed with unusual phytonutrients, antioxidants and functional nutrients with proven health benefits. I designed this easy-to-read book to be visually appealing with over 160 charts, tables and photos, taking a step-by step adventure: How spirulina was rediscoved 30 years ago by scientists. How it is ecologically grown today, delivering more nutrition per acre than any other food. How you can use spirulina in superhealth programs. How published medical discoveries reveal the health benefits people have been claiming for 20 years. What new super spirulina nutraceuticals are coming in the near future. How spirulina can benefit the developing world and help restore and regreen our environment. Best blue-green wishes for your health!

Achieving Great Health -- How Spirulina, Chlorella, Raw Foods and Ionized Water Can Make You Healthier than You Have Ever Imagined (Paperback) The book is detailed and has an abundence of scientific references to back his claims that we need to move to a raw food diet if we expect to be healthy. He also explains ionized water and why we need to consume it each and every day. The book outlines six things we need to do to be health and cure ourselves of disease. (more info about spirulina, chlorella, Ionized Water and raw foods)

Chlorella: The Emerald Food by Dhyana Bewicke

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Most people in our society are mineral deficient because the soils have become depleted through unsustainable farming practices.  When the minerals are supplied in an organic assimilable form, health may improve.  Coral contains every mineral needed by the body and is known for its synergistic relationship with the body.  Did you know that orthopedic surgeaons use pieces of coral for bone grafts because the bone and tendons readily accept the coral?

The Coral Calcium story began when a journalist with the Guinness Book of Records was dispatched to interview a man named Shigechiyo Izumi who lived on a small island off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. Guinness was looking to verify and document that Mr. Izumi was the world's oldest living human at ate 115. During the interview, the journalist noticed that most of the islanders enjoyed the same good health as Mr. Izumi and that these islanders seldom died before age 95. Mr. Izumi submitted to a full medical checkup and at 115, doctors were amazed to find that he was still a very healthy man. This prompted a team of researchers to try to determine what was keeping these people in such incredible health. They found the water the islanders drank was different from water found anywhere else in the world. These islands were built up from coral reefs and when rain falls, it percolates coral deposits and picks up minerals and other elements that make it truly unique. This water contained many essential minerals that are chemically similar to the elements found in the human skeleton, body fluids and blood. It was also very alkaline, with pH of 8.6. Scientists concluded that maintaining the alkaline pH appears to be essential for life, health and vitality. 

Country music singer Merle Haggard in recent years had experienced such significant bone loss to his jaw that  his teeth were very loose.  He was told that he would lose his teeth and that his singing career was over.  After exhaustive research for a solution, his wife found Coral Complex 3.  Within a short time on the product Merle regained so much bone mass in his jaw, that his teeth were no longer loose. 

Coral Calcium and 72 trace minerals in a perfect balance made by nature  Organic coral minerals are highly assimilable.



Thalassotherapy or Hot Seaweed Bath  - Ancient Bathing Remedies for Modern Living

Ocean therapy encompasses the understanding that the element of water provides a restorative balancing of emotions through tuning-in to the cyclical rhythms of the ocean. From swimming with dolphins to incorporating ocean healing into traditional Ayurvedic medicine, Ocean Therapy is becoming more popular as a tool for healing deep emotional scars. Ocean Therapy also includes the bathing hydrotherapies that have applications to skin nutrition. Traditionally these therapies are referred to as Thalasso Therapy.

Thalassotherapy is an ageless, health-restorative technique. Thalassa is the ancient Greek word for sea. The Greeks indeed used the sea for their well-being. I myself have seen 2500 year-old healing sites on the Greek islands of Rhodes and Corfu, and the ancient Greek healing center at Pergamum in what is now Turkey.

Thalassotherapy comes from the Greek word thalassos, or sea, and is a treatment system using fresh heated seawater which induces an exchange of minerals and toxins between the blood and the water. It is extremely popular in Europe, especially France. As with thermal spas, thalassotherapy centres benefit those with certain medical conditions such as arthritis, and also those without. 

Even judging by the therapeutic centers still known to us, much of the population of the ancient Greek and Roman world soaked in sea water hot tubs and heated seaweed baths, drank and inhaled sea water for health, got sea water massages, had sea green facials and body wraps, and used sea water pools for hydrotherapy and detoxification. Today we are learning, once again, about the ability of the sea to reduce tension and de-stress our bodies, detoxify the skin and improve circulation, speed weight loss and cellulite control, and even ease menopausal discomforts.

Typically, a stay at a thalassotherapy centre would include daily bathing in a heated seawater pool with jets, and other facilities such as as massages, aromatherapy or algae wraps.  A therapeutic bath is an excellent medium for whole body rejuvenation. The skin, being the largest organ and riddled with capillaries, ducts, and nerve endings, constitutes a major eliminative and absorptive system. Engaging this system plus the olfactory and dermal neural senses with the healing modalities of Aromatherapy, Herbology, and Mineral Thallasotherapy (sea water therapy) in one medium, can bring about profound changes in both mind and body. A hot seaweed bath is one of the most effective treatments in natural healing. When we take seaweed baths, we  are tapping into the ancestral and restorative source of all life- the ocean. In her website, Dr. Page offers ideas and information How To Take A Seaweed Bath

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Food Grade Sea plants for humans:  


What is Kelp?

Commonly known as Rockweed, Ascophyllum nodosum seaweed is widely recognised to be the richest marine plant for animal feed and for agricultural use. This unique seaweed grows exclusively on the North Atlantic coast of North America and Europe. It is found in particular abundance on the North Atlantic coast of Canada, where its cold and clean growing environment is continuously replenished by the world's highest tides.

Although this may be news to us, ancient maritime cultures such as the Japanese, the Chinese, the South-Sea Islanders and the Greenland Eskimos have known of the ocean's secrets for hundreds of years. Kelp, or common seaweed, has long been a favourite vegetable source amongst these nations.

This seaweed works like a sponge, absorbing from the water almost all the nutrients, minerals and trace elements that are essential to life. Kelp was first used medicinally to treat enlarged thyroid glands. Physicians didn't know why kelp was effective, until it was discovered that it was exceptionally rich in iodine and that enlarged thyroids were due to an iodine deficiency. Because iodine worked by stimulating the thyroid gland that controls the metabolism, it was noted that those who took iodine lost weight more easily. From these observations, kelp was then used to assist in weight loss. It has been suggested that kelp's positive effects in assisting metabolism may help in lowering cholesterol. This versatile seaweed is also widely used to maintain healthy skin and hair. Kelp's most dramatic application is its ability to neutralise heavy metal pollution and radiation in the body. Studies have shown that the active ingredient in kelp, sodium alginate, can prevent the absorption of newly ingested heavy metals, but it has little effect on past exposures. Health authorities in America have discouraged people from collecting kelp along the shoreline because it could be contaminated by industrial pollution. It was suggested that deep ocean kelp be obtained commercially, either as a food or in supplement form. 
 

Health Benefits of Kelp

Kelp contains over 60 minerals and elements, 21 amino acids, simple and complex carbohydrates and several essential plant growth hormones. Being rich in amino acids, vitamins, minerals and trace elements is one of the key reasons why kelp is known as a great promoter of glandular health, especially for the pituitary, adrenal and thyroid glands. Kelp also supplies a natural source of iodine, which acts as an antibiotic to kill germs. Since the thyroid and pituitary glands regulate certain functions of digestion, kelp is beneficial in balancing out humans and animal's total system. Nature has offered us this marvelous "herb of the sea" in a complete and balanced form. 

Kelp Uses: Birth Defects (prevention); Dropsy; Edema; Fatigue; Glands; Goiter; Low Blood Pressure; Morning Sickness; Pituitary/Thyroid Problems; Pleurisy; Schizophrenia; Senility; Stomach (bleeding); Varicose Veins; Venereal Disease; Vitality; Weight Loss.

Algae Nutritional Properties


Kelp Granules Atlantic (Laminaria digitata) 25 lb
Kelp Granules Atlantic (Laminaria digitata) 1 lb

  • Beneficial for thyroid and mineral deficiences.
  • Aids both the pituitary and the adrenal glands.
  • Promotes glandular health. Rich in nutrients.
  • Regulates metabolism to help digest food.
  • A sustainer to the nervous system and brain.
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Aphanizomenon Flos-Aquae (AFA) blue-green algae

The "Invisible Flower of the Water" for People and Animals' Health

AFA algae targets hidden nutritional deficiencies and detoxifies your body

Aphanizomenon flos-aquae is a fresh water, edible species of blue-green algae, the most nutritious food on the planet. Algae are non-flowering water plants that grow in almost every drop of sunlit water and every gram of soil, on the barks of trees and the surfaces of rocks. It is estimated that there are as many as 50,000 species; these include seaweeds and plankton. Collectively, algae is responsible for 90% of the Earth's oxygen and 80% of its food supply. 

Chlorophyll, which is contained in algae, is very important. Algae are the highest known source of chlorophyll that is vital for rapid assimilation of amino acids. Eating high chlorophyll foods helps production of vitamin E in the body. 

Karl J. Abrams, Professor of Chemistry -  "AFA has more bio-available chlorophyll than any other food. In biochemical research circles, the presence of chlorophyll in such high quantities is a clear indication of the AFA's extraordinarily high life-force. This inheerent vitality helps keep the AFA's wide spectrum of nutrients at their absolute nutritional peak. For me, this partially explains the mystery of how AFA can have so many positive health benefits." Professor Abrahams is the author of  Algae to the Rescue and also Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - A Nutritional Approach

Dr. Gabriel Cousens M.D. - "As a physician working with thousands of clients, I find that AFA helps to restore overall biochemical balance by nourishing the body at the cellular level. The positive response from the use of AFA has been extraordinary. A wonderful and unique blend for peak performance of body, mind, and spirit that should be included in any detoxification and rejuvenation program. I take it myself daily."


  • Begins as a fossilized kelp product called "Calzyme," a unique and potent blend of natural minerals and calcium salts extracted from the sea and concentrated through decomposition over eons of time. WaterOz then adds its own blend of "missing elements" to create a finished product that aids and promotes the body’s natural functions, helps promote healthy blood, the strengthening of cell walls, and the proper contraction and relaxation of muscles such as the heart.The numerous elements that compose our bodies are constantly being used up and must be replenished. Unlike all other WaterOz mineral products targeted to specific health needs, Water of Life contains approximately 84 trace elements, making it the perfect nutritional supplement for overall body maintenance.

Algae Nutritional Properties
  • Alanine
  • Activates muscles, immune system booster 
  • Arginine new muscle builder supports immune system Detoxifies the liver 
  • Asparagine Immune system booster brian energizer 
  • Aspartic Acid assists making heathy DNA Immune system booster 
  • Betacarotene Immune system booster Defends against free radical attack Aids digestion Vision enhancement cornea protector 
  • Bioflavinoids immune system booster Removes toxins from skin cells 
  • Biotin promotes heathier- looking hair 
  • Boron promotes stronger bones improves mental clarity assists with unclogging arteries 
  • Calcium promotes stronger bones Calms nerves improves cholestrol levels 
  • Chlorophyll Promotes bowel regularity Cleanses interstitial tissues 
  • Chromium Moderates existent diabetes Prevents adult-onset diabetes 
  • Cobalt Repairs nerve cells Helps produce red blood cells 
  • Copper Eases Arthritis Helps produce red blood cells 
  • Cysteine Detoxifies carcinogens 
  • Essential Fatty Acids Reduces cardiovascular disease 
  • Electrolytes Helps kidneys regain optimum function 
  • Fiber Eliminates toxic wastes 
  • Fluorine Fights tooth decay improves bone density 
  • Folic Acid increases mental focus Prevents anemia 
  • Germanium Helps control Espstein-Barr virus 
  • Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) lowers cholestrol 
  • Glutamic Acid Reduces alcohol/sugar craving 
  • Glutamine increases mental focus 
  • Glutathione defends against free radical attacks 
  • Glycine Calms nervous system 
  • Glycogen Boosts physical stamina 
  • Histidine Enhances nutrient absorption Removes toxic metals 
  • Iodine assists with maintaining regulating body weight 
  • Iron decreases anemia increase emotional health increase physical energy Isoleucine Build muscle Helps repair the liver 
  • Lecithin Dissolves cholestrol deposits Improves short-term memory 
  • Leucine Reduces Hypoglycemic symptoms 
  • Linoleic Acid Combats viral infections 
  • Lysine Helps prevent osteoporosis 
  • Magnesium Promotes tranquility, Moderates mood swings, Reduces migraine headaches 
  • Manganese Assists joint mobility 
  • Methionine Enhances memory Mood elevator Removes heavy metals 
  • Molybdenum Increases longevity 
  • Niacin (Vitamin B3) Stress reducer Lowers cholesterol assists in reversing atherosclerosis 
  • Nickel Promotes cellular growth and reproduction 
  • Nucleic Acids Memory enhancement 
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids increases cell membrane flexibility cholesterol dissolving properties reduces cardiovascular diseases 
  • Omega - 6 Fatty Acids Relieves arthritis symptoms skin tone improvement reduces cardiovascular disease 
  • Pantohenic Acid (Vitamin B5) reduces morning pain caused by arthritis reduces toxicity from alcohol defender against free radicals 
  • Phenylalanine improves mental clarity sugar cravings reducer 
  • Phosphorous assists with healthy teeth increases bone fracture repair 
  • Potassium hypertension reducer blood pressure control 
  • Proline increases learning ability assists repairing torn cartilage 
  • Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) Immune system booster relieves PMS 
  • Riboflavin boosts physical energy defends free radical attacks reduces eye fatigue 
  • RNA improves mental focus 
  • Selenium strengthens immune system relieves anxiety 
  • Serine enhances skin beauty 
  • Silicon skin tightening 
  • Sodium assists preventing sunstroke 
  • Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) assists in preventing free radical activity 
  • Substance P increases mental focus 
  • Thiamine (Vitamin B1) increases energy improves mental attitude tension reliever 
  • Theonine immune system enhancer ameliorates skin tone 
  • Tyrosine improves emotional health enhances mental alertness increases memory ability 
  • Valine promotes muscle tissue building 
  • Vanadium assists in controlling blood sugar levels 
  • Vitamin B12 increases physical energy enhances mental focus assists with nervous system repair 
  • Vitamin C promotes healthier gums reduces risk of cancer reduces duration of common cold 
  • Vitamin E immune system booster promotes healthy nerve tissue 
  • Zinc supports prostate health strengthens immune system reduces outbreaks of acne increase memory access, reduces common cold symptoms