Dulse (Palmaria palmata), Kelp, Organic

Dulse (Palmaria palmata), Kelp, OrganicDulse (Palmaria palmata), Kelp, Organic

Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) Kuntze, also called dulse, dillisk, dilsk, red dulse, sea lettuce flakes or creathnach, is a red alga (Rhodophyta) previously referred to as Rhodymenia palmata (Linnaeus) Greville. It grows on the northern coasts of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is a well-known snack food.

Dulse is similar to another seaweed Dilsea carnosa (Schmidel) Kuntze, Dilsea, however, is more leathery with blades up to 30 cm long and 20 cm wide. Unlike Palmaria palmata it is not branched and does not have proliferations or branches from the edge of the frond. The older blades may split, however.

Promotes the healthy growth of hair, skin & nails.  It helps to balance the nervous system & heart and is important in herbal combinations used for improving mental alertness.  Especially useful for the ailing and convalescent patient and during pregnancy.  Kelp has the ability to handle uric acid and eliminate it from the body system.  It also supplies hypotensive and serum cholerterol lowering principals which have a sparing effect on cardiac and neural tissues saving them from unnecessary stress and prolonging their effective lifetime, increasing their efficiency.

Kelp contains all the minerals and vitamins and the high nutritive qualities of iodine and cell salts considered vital to health, in a concentrated form necessary to life, thus it stimulates the metabolism, strengthening the body system and could well be used by everyone.

Products using Dulse (Palmaria palmata), Kelp, Organic: Herbal Shampoo