Mineral-rich Kelp is a popular salt substitute. Because the plant`s nutrients come in a natural form, they are easily assimilated by the body. It can be used to enhance the flavor of soups, broths, and chowders. Can be added to marinades and sauces or to everyday recipes for extra goodness. A favorite addition to soothing cosmetic baths, it tones, hydrates and clears the skin. Very rich source of natural vitamins and minerals, including essential trace minerals. A great source of Magnesium, Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Potassium, 12 vitamins (including A, B1, B2, C, D and E ), 21 amino acids and over 60 minerals and trace elements. It is particularly rich in the trace element iodine and tocopherol (Vitamin E).