Seagate Products Freeze-Dried Seaweed Herbal Supplement 500 mg 100 Capsules, 1-Pack. Seaweed is one of the primary sources of nutrition for ocean life and is rich in antioxidants as well as an excellent source of iodine, fiber, minerals, protein, and chlorophyll (10mg/100 grams). Seaweed is also an excellent cleanser, digestive aid, detox. nutrient and source of calcium and iron. Iodine is an important trace mineral found in seaweed. One serving of seaweed powder (10 grams) contains 0.12 mgs of iodine or 59% of the suggested daily value. For most people, iodine is an essential mineral helping to regulate the thyroid. However, persons with a thyroid condition should first consult with their health care professional to determine their limit of iodine consumption. The Seaweed powder can be removed from the capsule and mixed with a small amount of water to make a paste and applied to the face for its complex of sea salts, minerals, and protein to help soften the skin. Seagate's seaweed is harvested by divers from an isolated bay along the central Pacific coast of Baja California. This seaweed has no level of detectable contamination and it is a highly sustainable marine resource. Seagate divers deliver the fresh seaweed directly to the factory on the day that it is harvested. Seagate washes the seaweed in freshwater, removing most of the residual seawater salt. The remaining sea salt provides a rich marine taste and mineral content. Seagate freeze-dries the seaweed in modern stainless steel tanks, capturing all of its valuable nutrients. Seagate Products Seaweed capsules are a convenient and inexpensive way to take this rich marine source of fiber, minerals and protein every day.