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Sea Minerals Information

Sea Minerals are a rich source of essential minerals and trace elements, derived by natural processes from Australian oceans. All the minerals and trace elements in the Sea Minerals are in a water soluble form, and thus more easily absorbed by the body. Taken daily, they can provide minerals and trace elements sometimes lacking in our diet.

THE IMPORTANCE OF MINERALS AND TRACE ELEMENTS

Adequate levels of minerals and trace elements in the diet is one of the most essential requirements for a healthy and disease resistant body. Unfortunately, the majority of people, both in the general public and among professionals, are completely unaware of the tremendous benefits of a balanced intake of minerals and trace elements. When it comes to mineral nutrition, the gap between scientific knowledge and general practice is astonishing.

Over the past 10 years, research into minerals and trace elements has brought some fascinating facts to life. This has essentially been of two types – research into what functions they perform, and research investigating a link between mineral intake and the prevalence of various diseases. Some of it is summarised here:

Some facts:

  • Almost all biochemical processes of the human body are dependant upon adequate levels of a number of different minerals. Both minerals and trace elements are vital components of, and help to regulate the 20,000 odd different types of enzymes in the human body.
  • On a cellular level, minerals play a role in many activities, too numerous to list here. Calcium, magnesium and potassium and others work both together and against one another in exciting and relaxing nerve and muscle tissue.
  • Hormonal secretion of glands is dependant upon mineral stimulation. Each endocrine gland of the human body requires a minimal supply of specific minerals in order to sustain perfect hormonal balance in the body
  • Adequate mineral levels, in particular magnesium, are essential in the regulation of neurotransmitters.
  • A number of minerals, and not just calcium, are essential in building strong bones. These include magnesium and phosphorus, and as such, magnesium deficiency has been implicated in osteoporosis.
  • All elements work together as a collective whole, and a deficiency of one can partly disrupt the assimilation, uptake and function of other minerals and vitamins.
  • Among trace elements, Copper, Chromium, Lithium, Vanadium, Molybdenum and several others have been shown to be essential. Trace elements are generally overlooked in nutrition, mostly because they have subtle effects that are not easily understood or studied. However, there is limited information (very few studies have been done) suggesting that others may be of benefit.

Information about the Herbs that are contained in the Sea Minerals Products

STINGING NETTLE

No other plant can an equal the nettle as a remedy for anaemia, cholorosis, rickets, all respiratory diseases, allegies and especially Lymphatic problems. The stinging nettle is rich in calcium, magnesium phosphorus, sodium, iron, silica and other important minerals. It also belongs to small category of plants that contain vitamin D. This is why eating raw nettles either in juice or pulped, has a quick and reliable  effect on rickets. It is extremely benefiicial for arthritic ailments, inflamed joints of a gouty nature, kidney or bladder irritations.

It is the best blood cleansing herb known to herbalists and recommended strongly in the treatment of acne and eczema. It is also excellent for blood building and has certainly been used by herbalists in the battle against leukaemia. It is anti-haemorrhagic. It is very useful for people with low blood pressure and lack of good arterial flow. It has been known to be useful for sciatica lunbago neuritis and menopausal conditions.

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HAWTHORN

Hawthorn looks after the heart by gradually reducing elevated blood pressure and by stimulating or depressing its activity, depending on the need. It can also be used as a sedative to reduce nervous tension and it is excellent for insomnia. For people who suffer from – or come from a family with history of suffering from – hardening of the arteries, vascular insufficiency, irregular pulse, high or low blood pressure, angina pectoris, inflammation of the heart muscle or arteriosclerosis, Hawthorn should have a revered place in their herbal pantry.

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CARICA PAPAYA

Papain, an enzyme produced by the tropical fruit, papaya, is proteolytic, which means that it digests proteins. Since parasitic organisms are largely proteins, papain is effective in eliminating parasites. Chemicals in papain may increase immune system function and they may also promote the release of natural chemicals that attack tumor cells. Papain may lessen inflammation, as well. All of these potential effects may make papain-containing preparations useful as an addition to cancer therapy. In other research, papain and related enzymes have been studied for oral use in several conditions. Some evidence shows that they may help to prevent complications of diabetes, possibly by lessening protein deposits in the kidneys. Proteolytic enzymes such as papain may also decrease pain and inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis, improve healing of injuries, and reduce swelling after surgery. Topically, papain has been used for skin conditions such as psoriasis. Its ability to break down proteins is used to remove dead tissue from burns, to help skin injuries heal, to remove warts, and to treat ringworm. Cold sores caused by Herpes zoster virus have been treated successfully with both oral and topical papain-containing products.

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SHEEP SORREL (Rumex Acetosella)

Sheep sorrel is a popular ingredient of many folk remedies and the tea was used traditionally as a diuretic and to treat fevers, inflammation and scurvy. Sheep sorrel was considered the most active herb in Essiac for stimulating cellular regeneration, detoxification and cleansing, based on reports by Rene Caisse and her doctor colleague. Interestingly, even though it is not a legume, sheep sorrel contains significant levels of phytoestrogens The herb also contains several anthraquinones that are effective antioxidants and radical scavengers. Sheep sorrel has been known to prevent the spread of contagious diseases such as the plague and has overcome fevers caused by cholera and malaria. Its most important healing elements may be chlorophyll and oxalic acid, there is however, much research still to be done to discover the hidden mysteries that make this ubiquitous little plant so vital.

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TROPAEOLUM  (NASTURTIUM)

Nasturtium has long been used in Andean herbal medicine as a disinfectant and wound-healing herb, and as an expectorant to relieve chest conditions. All parts of the plant appear to be antibiotic and can be used to increase resistance to bacterial infections and to clear nasal and bronchial catarrh.
The leaves are antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, aperient, depurative, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, laxative and stimulant and it is known as Nature’s antibiotic. The plant is taken internally in the treatment of genito-urinary diseases, respiratory infections, scurvy and poor skin and hair.

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TRITICUM EXTRACT

Wheat has been a basic food of the human race for thousands of years. It has been cultivated so long that it is difficult to determine its origin. Wheat is a cereal grain, which means that it is a grass whose seeds are used for food.

Wheat Grass is one of those rare foods, which can supply the human body with practically every nutrient necessary for life. Wheat Grass is also rich in anti-oxidants, and may have anti-cancer properties. Supplementing with Wheat Grass, a safe and natural alternative to mass-produced vitamins, can boost your energy levels, and improve the function of your immune system.

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STEVIA

Simply put, stevia is a remarkable plant, many times sweeter than sugar with virtually no calories. In parts of South America, it has been used for hundreds of years to safely sweeten and flavor beverages. In Japan, stevia has been used by millions of people for those purposes for over 25 years.

“Stevia…is not only non-toxic, it also has several traditional medicinal uses. The Indian tribes of South America have used it as a digestive aid and have also applied it topically for years to help wound healing. Recent clinical studies have shown it can increase glucose tolerance and decrease blood sugar levels. Of the two sweeteners (aspartame and stevia), stevia wins hands down for safety.”
– Dr. Whitaker’s Newsletter, December 1994

People have consumed stevia for centuries with no known side effects. Individuals who cannot tolerate sugar or other sweeteners usually can tolerate stevia.

Studies suggest that stevia has a regulating effect on the pancreas and could help stabilize blood sugar levels in the body, therefore making it a safe dietary supplement for people with diabetes, hypoglycemia, and candidiasis.

-Source – Donna Gates – Body Ecology Diet.

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COLEUS AMBOINICUS (5 SPICE)

The herb also has many Medicinal Uses -commonly used for infection, insomnia, indigestion, headaches, as a liver tonic and for pain relief to name a few . Has a long history of use in Indonesia.

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A typical Mineral analysis of Sea Mineral products

 ELEMENT CONCENTRATION
 Calcium (Ca)  80 ppm
 Magnesium (Mg)  92,000 ppm
 Sulphur (S)  44,000 ppm
 Nitrogen (N)  500 ppm
 Phosphorus (P)  7 ppm
 Potassium (K)  36,000 ppm
 Sodium (Na)  3,750 ppm
 Bromine (B)  6,120 ppm
 Carbon (C)  2,640 ppm
 Strontium (Sr)  760 ppm
 Boron (B)  460 ppm
 Silicon (Si)  280 ppm
 Flourine (F)  4 ppm
 Argon (Ar)  56 ppm ppm
 ppm = parts per million

 

 ELEMENT CONCENTRATION
 Lithium (Li)  16,000 ppb
 Rubidium (Rb)  11,400 ppb
 Iodine (1)  5,600 ppb
 Barium (Ba)  2,800 ppb
 Indium (In) 1,880 ppb
 Zinc (Zn)  940 ppb
 Iron (Fe)  940 ppb
 Aluminium (AI) 940 ppb
 Molybdenum (Mo)  940 ppb
 Selenium (Se) 380 ppb
 Tin (Sn) 280 ppb
 Copper (Cu)  280 ppb
 Arsenic (As) 280 ppb
 Uranium (U)  280 ppb
 Cobalt (Co)  40 ppb
 Cesium (CS)  40 ppb
 Cerium (Cc)  40 ppb
 Yttrium (Y)  20 ppb
 Silver (Ag) 20 ppb
 Lanthanum (La)  20 ppb
 Thorium (Th)  4 ppb
 Gallium (Ga) 2 ppb
 Bismuth (Bi)  2 ppb
 Niobium (Nb) 1 ppb
 Thallium (T1) 1 ppb
 Gold (Au)  0.4 ppb
 Nickel (Ni) 180 ppb
 Vanadium (V)  180 ppb
 ppm = parts per billion