Seaweeds have significant nutritional qualities, stimulant, tonic, regulatory and restorative, that is why many brands of cosmetics they use.
There are about 10,000 different species of algae. They have a thousand times more iodine than any other plant, and this is an efficient natural antiseptic. They contain high levels of minerals and have emollient properties as aliginatos and carragenados, wonderful for the skin and hair.
Although there are algae in any of the world's seas, most cosmetics are listed in the Brittany region, located on the French Atlantic coast, and known as kelp.
They are used in diets, anti-inflammatory and antirheumatic. Sherpa mountain guides and Peruvians, in places as opposites in the world as are the Himalayas and the Andes, among its provisions are small pockets of algae of the Laminaria family: the kombu, to facilitate breathing is difficult in heights and to reduce leg fatigue caused by long hours of walking. So much so that frequently consume or apply kombu seaweed-based creams greatly improves circulation and eliminate cellulite gradually.
Another commonly used brown algae Fucus is very rich in iodine. Although it has other valuable properties, its most common use is as cellulite, and its defect laxative, appetite suppressant. In laboratories, dietary and food stores oriental, are in different preparations, alone, mixed together or with other products, and dried for culinary use.
From the standpoint of healing, are increasingly being used more invigorating baths with seaweed. These cures are recommended for the recovery of those who have suffered sprains or fractures, some bone-related operations and for the treatment of osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, cellulite, skin problems and states of physical and mental fatigue.
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