KELP-GELS,Alginate, agar and carrageenan are gels contained in kelp, purported to
help stimulate gastrointestinal health and aid digestion. Agar and carrageenan,
in particular, may be familiar as common ingredients in foods. According to Balch’s
"Prescription for Dietary Wellness," kelp is demulcent. That means it soothes and
relieves irritated and inflamed mucous membranes and may help ease herpes outbreaks.