Fucus Serratus is a seaweed often used in seaweed baths as it is full of nutrients that help to strengthen hair and protect and revitalise the skin helping against signs of ageing, cellulite and eczema. it contains large amounts of vitamins, minerals and trace elements and forms a barrier on the skin, helping to retain moisture.
Packed full off nutritious goodness Fucus Serratus is rich in calcium, iron, iodine and potassium. It contains moderate amounts of phosphorus, magnese and zinc and small amounts of vitamins A, C, E and G. The tooth wrack can be used as a stimulant for the thyroid gland as the high iodine content helps to regulate thyroid function. As the thyroid regulates the body’s metabolism Fucus Serratus may be a useful tool to aid weight loss and to increase energy levels.
As well as this Fucus Serratus has been used to provide relief from inflammation and pain for those with rheumatism and rheumatoid arthritis. Elements found in it such as carotene, mannitol and bromine offer vital nutrients to bone and joint health.
As modern life leaves us more stressed and wracked with worries allowing yourself more time to relax and float effortlessly in a seaweed bath from your own home is a wonderful luxurious experience. Your skin will feel smooth and renewed as you unwind and let the tensions, aches and pains float away.