Bladderwrack is a form of kelp high in iodine that is essential for the human body. It has been used in stimulation of the thyroid as a treatment for a healthy metabolism, obesity, cellulite & even ovulation. Bladderwrack for arthritis may be used both internally & external application for inflamed joints. The sea plant reduces blood cholesterol levels which helps regulate sex hormone levels in women. It can be considered as a safe alternative to GMO soy to support women's health. #dherbs
Maca helps balance hormones & reverse hypothyroidism. It is an endocrine adaptogen consisting of nutrients that support hormone production. It's high in iron, calcium, potassium, protein, magnesium, phosphorus, & zinc. It stimulates & nourishes the hypothalamus & pituitary (master glands) which regulate other glands in the body (adrenal, thyroid, pancreas, ovarian & testicular glands). Maca is also beneficial for PMS, menopause, fertility issues & improving libido & sexual function. #dherbs
Researchers believe maca works as an adaptogenic herb and helps modulate the body’s response to stress. Clinical trials specifically demonstrate effects for maintaining energy, decreasing stress and relieving discomfort associated with menopause. Maca also helps provide support for menopause by helping stabilize mood. As a member of the broccoli family, maca also contains glucosinolates, which may work to support cellular health.
Plant-based Sources of Calcium! Whatever our reasons for avoiding dairy, isn’t it great that when grow up we have the freedom and information available to discover options for getting enough calcium in our diets without the moo? Check out our new amazing infographic on calcium, and learn which vegetables and seeds pack the biggest calcium punch.