Eucheuma Seaweed or Ecuheuma cottonii and sometimes called Sea Birds Nest… is wonderful seaweed that is full of natural nutrients that are very healing. This seaweed is great for healing inflammation, arthritis, lowering cholesterol, and preventing and healing DNA damage… plus it may be a possible low cost food source for feeding all the hungry people in the world.
Where Found – Eucheuma Seaweed is found around the world… in Hawaii, Tonga, East Africa, China, the Philippines, and around the Pacific Ocean.
Anti-inflammatory – Eucheuma Seaweed is a good anti-inflammatory agent thus helping all types of arthritis, pain, swelling, and redness… and it also helps with kidney inflammation.
Improves Thyroid Function – Eucheuma Seaweed improves thyroid function and helps to normalize and balance thyroid hormones.
Good Diuretic – Eucheuma Seaweed is also a good diuretic helping to flush out toxins and increase urine flow thus healing edema.
Lowers Cholesterol – Eucheuma Seaweed also helps to lower cholesterol because it contains lots of soluble fiber.
GI Tract – Eucheuma Seaweed is also good for the GI tract because it helps sooth away stomachaches, gastric ulcers, excess acid, diarrhea and constipation.
Natural Collagen – This wonderful seaweed also contains a natural source of collagen which is great for healing joints and ligaments and all the cartilage of the body. Plus collagen is great for bring back that youthful appearance to the skin and preventing wrinkles, age spots, and dry skin.
Vascular System – Eucheuma Seaweed also strengthens blood vessels and helps to prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer.
Weight Loss – Eucheuma Seaweed is very low in calories, and thus it works well as a low calorie food for those who want to lose a few extra pounds.
Strong Bones – Eucheuma Seaweed is a good vegetarian source of calcium and phosphorus for building strong bones. In fact Eucheuma Seaweed contains 600 times more calcium than that found in animal sources of calcium.
Lowers Blood Pressure – Eucheuma Seaweed also helps to lower blood pressure.
Contains Carrageenan – Also known as seaweed flour carrageenan is a great natural food emulsifier and stabilizing agent. And carrageenan is used in the making of yogurts, cakes, cookies, custards, chocolate, ice cream, soy milk, nut milks, and many other foods, and even products like toothpaste, shampoo, lotions, and creams.
Good Source of Iron – Eucheuma Seaweed is a good source of iron for healing anemia. In fact Eucheuma Seaweed contains 28 times more iron than that found in liver… making it a super source of bioavailable iron.
Slightly Alkaline – Eucheuma Seaweed is also slightly alkaline thus helping to prevent acid build up in the body which starts inflammation and then disease.
Good Protein Source – Eucheuma Seaweed can contain up to 10% protein depending upon where it grows around the world… making it a good source of muscle building protein.
Vitamin E – Eucheuma Seaweed depending contains around 10 mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams of seaweed. Making it an important easy to grow plant source of Vitamin E which is a powerful antioxidant.
Resistant Starch – Eucheuma Seaweed also contains resistant starch which helps our body feed good bacteria or probiotic bacteria thus boosting up our immune system.
Antibacterial and Anti-viral – Because Eucheuma Seaweed contains the resistant starch carrageenan, it also helps to boost interferon production. And thus it helps to fight bacterial infections, viruses, colds, flues, and even the HIV virus.
Free Radical Damage – Eucheuma Seaweed contains lots of antioxidants that help to prevent and repair free radical damage.
Increase Wound Healing – In the Journal of Medicinal Plant Research it was found that Eucheuma Seaweed increases wound healing thus speeding up recovery skin wounds and other tissues.
Prefect Food – Eucheuma Seaweed is a perfect food for women, children, the elderly, or anyone who is recovering from disease… and it’s also a great vegetarian food.
Great Food Source for the Future – Eucheuma Seaweed is easy to grow and could provide tons of nutrition to feed all the hungry people of the world. And it could provides jobs for those who live in third world countries. All that Eucheuma needs is good salt water, sunlight, wave motion, and the right temperature to grow and flourish.
Taste – This seaweed makes a wonderful aromatic salad that’s fantastic. It’s crunchy and takes on the flavor of all the seasonings. Google “Eucheuma Seaweed Recipes” and lots of great recipes will come up.
Finding – If you google “Buy Eucheuma Seaweed” lots of places to buy this wonderful seaweed will come up. And it can also be ask for at your local health food store.
Enjoy this Great Tasting Seaweed
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist
Feel Free to Share – This information is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form.
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist and Spiritual Teacher for over 25 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, and at www.paulhaider.com – feel free to connect with him any time.
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