Kelp is a seaweed that is commonly used in Japanese cuisine, and is gaining popularity as a natural supplement for both dogs and humans.
Naturally rich in antioxidants, amino acids, salts and minerals like iodine, magnesium, potassium, iron and calcium. Iodine is essential in preventing hypothyroidism; in fact, all these minerals are vital in gland function.
Iron and calcium can also support and speed up healing from injuries, by fortifying blood and helping to repair bones.
The amino acids in kelp also helps muscle tissue repair. Kelp has also has been shown to reduce tartar and plaque build-up, and suggested to repel fleas and improve skin and coat condition.