Kelp contains more vitamins and minerals than any other food. Because of its high iodine content, it normalizes the thyroid gland. It regulates metabolism and helps the brain function normally. It is essential during pregnancy. It has been used for Adrenal Glands, Pituitary Gland, Poor Digestion, Thyroid Dysfunction, Weight Gain, Obesity, Constipation, Radiation Poisoning, Hair, Nails, Colitis, Gas, Goiter, and Skin.