Unsulfered Blackstrap Molasses - For More Than Just Cookies
Blackstrap molasses is the most concentrated form and contains the most vitamins and minerals. Molasses also contains high concentrations of amino acids and linoleic acid, an essential lipid that has a documented anti-tumor effect.
Here are the nutrients you can find in 40 grams, or about two tablespoons:
Vitamin B6: 14% of the RDI.
Calcium: 8% of the RDI.
Potassium: 16% of the RDI.
Copper: 10% of the RDI.
Iron: 10% of the RDI.
Magnesium: 24% of the RDI.
Manganese: 30% of the RDI.
Selenium: 10% of the RDI
Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Niacin (Vitamin B3)
Studies show that the antioxidants in it can help protect cells from the oxidative stress associated with cancer and other diseases.
Here is a list that is not all inclusive of the conditions that have reportedly been helped by blackstrap molasses:
Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
Restless Leg Syndrome
Can help lower blood pressure.
Can help to lower risk of stroke and heal nerves after having a stroke.
Mixed with Baking soda and water to kill cancer cells.
Can prevent or manage fluid retention.
Remove the frizziness in bleached, permed, or colored hair.
Restores low iron levels.
Can shrink tumors.
Can help your hair and fingernails grow and make hair shinier.
Can stop hair from turning gray and make it your natural color again.
Can drop anxiety levels.
Can stop heart arrhythmias/palpitations.
Can lessen or stop pain in joints and lower back.
Can stop restless leg syndrome.
Lessen arthritic pain and swelling.
Increase bone density.
Can stop or lessen menstrual cramps and lessen flow.
Can get rid of acne.
Stops nose bleeds.
Can stop toothaches.
Mixed in water for all natural electrolyte.
Mix with water, apple cider vinegar, ginger and a touch of brown sugar or your choice of sweetener for Switchel or Haymaker's Punch; the old fashioned, quench-thirsting electrolyte beverage of the 1800s. (This is one of my favorites.)