Napiers Seagreens® Organic Hebridean Kelp Capsules
Napiers Seagreens® Organic Hebridean Kelp Capsules
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A herbal food supplement
Nature's 'almost perfect' multivitamin! Full of natural vitamins, minerals & essential micronutrients important for good health.
Did you know that around 2 billion people in the world are not getting enough iodine in their diet? Iodine is essential to thyroid function, energy levels, thinking, problem solving and memory skills, healthy skin and a normally operating nervous system. It is found in high levels in seaweeds.
If you feel run down and lacking in energy, forgetful, with dry skin, and your body is showing signs of being frayed around the edges, the vitality boost that chelated iodine can give you may make a huge difference.
- Strength: 500mg per capsule.
90 Capsule Jar. Not currently available to customers in the EU.
Kosher, vegetarians and vegans.
Each capsule contains:
500 mg Seagreens® 100% certified organic kelp Ascophyllum nodosum.
(Vegetarian capsule: water, hydroxypropylmethylcellulose.)
Each capsule contains a good source of iodine 350µg (mcg).
*1g = 1000mg = 1000000µg
The capsule shell is made from easily digested plant-derived cellulose.
Each capsule of 500mg Seagreens kelp typically contains:
Vitamins: A (antioxidant) 89µg, B group including B9 (0.286µg) and B12 (0.0005µg), Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic acid, Pyridoxin, Choline and Cobalamin) 4.45µg,C (antioxidant) 0.625mg, D (Cholecalciferol) 0.005µg, E (antioxidant) 0.115mg, H (Biotin) 0.15µg and K (Menadione) 5µg.
Minerals: Calcium 7mg, Magnesium 3.2mg, Nitrogen 5.25mg, Phosphorus 0.75mg, Potassium 15.5mg, Sodium 13.5mg, Sulphur 15mg.
Amino acids: Histidine trace, Isoleucine 1.165mg, Leucine 2.65mg, Lysine 1.39mg, Methionine 0.34mg, Phenylalanine 1.33mg, Threonine 1.4mg, Tryptophan trace, Valine 1.315mg, Alanine 1.95mg, Arganine 1.215mg, Aspartic acid 3.6mg, Cysteine 0.45mg, Glutamic acid 0.70mg, Glycine 1.95mg, Proline 1.5mg, Serine 1.125mg, Tyrosine 0.525mg.
Trace elements: Antimony trace, Boron 0.03mg, Cobalt 2.7µg, Copper trace, Fluorine 0.1mg, Germanium trace, Gold trace, Iodine 350µg, Iridium trace, Iron 350µg, Lithium trace, Manganese 0.015mg, Molybdenum 0.325µg, Platinum trace, Rubidium trace, Selenium 0.075µg, Silicon 0.5mg, Silver trace, Tellurium trace, Titanium trace, Vanadium 1.15µg and Zinc 20µg.
With busy lifestyles we don't always get the nutrition we need from our diet. Undernourishing the body, without all the nutrients it needs, can be at the bottom of a lot of health conditions from fatigue, to digestive problems and even joint pain.DIRECTIONS
Adults and children over 12 years:
One capsule per day, at meals. Take with water or add to food, juice or a smoothie.
Children over 4 years:
Contents of half a capsule per day in food or juice. Sprinkle on to food to add a nutritional boost.
For those with higher nutritional needs, higher amounts can be taken - a gram is 2 capsules - but we do not recommend exceeding 4 grams (8 capsules a day).
Taking a gram of seaweed a day can help to ensure your vitality and energy, and keep you feeling happy, healthy and active.
Seagreens® is a good source of iodine and one a day meets all your daily requirements, even when you are pregnant or breastfeeding which is when your body needs more iodine to support the healthy growth and development of your baby.
Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, have health concerns or an ongoing illness. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner. If you are taking any medication, please speak to your healthcare practitioner before using this product. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if adverse reactions occur. This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet or lifestyle. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Do not take kelp capsules if you are allergic to iodine or seaweeds.
We advise that you take special care in taking kelp if you are taking thyroid medication or have a thyroid condition.
Underactive thyroid due to iodine insufficiency
If you have an underactive thyroid gland that has been caused by iodine insufficiency you may find that you need to take less levothyroxine as the iodine content of your diet increases.
If you take a capsule of knotted kelp a day as well as thyroxine, your thyroxine dose may well need to be lowered. If you intend to take both together we recommend that you introduce the kelp 4 weeks before your next TSH serum blood test and inform your doctor so that your medication can be adjusted accordingly, if applicable.
Underactive thyroid due to auto-immune diseases
If you have an auto-immune thyroid condition such as Hashimoto's disease you may be very sensitive to even small fluctuations of iodine in your diet.
Underactive thyroid due lack of a functioning thyroid gland
Seaweed is a source of dietary iodine and not a source of thyroid hormones. If your underactive thyroid is due to a damaged or lack of a functioning thyroid gland, you will probably always require levothyroxine or a dessicated thyroid supplement.
It is always best to advise your doctor or medical herbalist about any significant changes to your diet and lifestyle.
Keep in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children.
Jars: The amber jars are made from environmentally sustainable glass, as they are fully recyclable, and are manufactured using 40% recycled content from external sources. Recycling code: 70 - GL (Glass - Mixed).
Lids: The lid is manufactured from recycled polymer. Recycling code: 07.
Box: The box is made from 80% recycled paper, natural and renewable sources and is fully biodegradable and recyclable.
Box Sleeve with Adhesive Strip:
- Iodine contributes to the normal production of thyroid hormones and normal thyroid function
- Iodine contributes to normal cognitive function (e.g. thinking, problem solving and memory skills)
- Iodine contributes to normal energy yielding metabolism
- Iodine contributes to the maintenance of normal skin
- Iodine contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system
Many 'man made' vitamins and minerals are not easily absorbed by the body so it is important to get them from natural sources that our body can digest. Seaweed is a whole, complete food that mankind has eaten since the dawn of time and perfectly suited to our bodies.
Our pure wild organic seaweed is sustainably harvested from the clear waters off the remote conservation islands of the Outer Hebrides. This method of harvesting and drying is essential in: preserving the ocean - it doesn't strip out all life from the sea bed maintaining purity - not contaminated with metals or effluent maintaining all nutrients - through gentle drying of the seaweed
Many cheap commercial sources heat the seaweed so high in the drying process, that little goodness remains. Our Seagreens kelp is over 60% higher in all tested vitamins and minerals and contains over 60% less silica (sand!).