The health benefits of blackstrap molasses are endless. This definitely deserves the title super food. The nutritional value is great. Containing 20% iron and 20% calcium per tablespoon, depending on the brand you buy.
It is not only high in iron, it’s also easily absorbed. A few tablespoons of blackstrap molasses a day can give a person all the iron they need. It’s also a great source of iron for vegetarians.
Another health benefit of blackstrap molasses is keeping people regular. One tablespoon of blackstrap molasses a day will relieve and prevent constipation.
There isn’t any scientific proof that blackstrap molasses cures or prevents fibroids. But just google blackstrap molasses and there are hundreds of people claiming to use this to treat or cure fibroids.
Regulate Menstrual Cycle
An added health benefit for many women is that blackstrap molasses will regulate the menstrual cycle. No more extra long periods. No more extra heavy bleeding. Menstrual cycles alone is a great reason to take blackstrap molasses. The pain from cramping will disappear. Be sure to get unsulphured blackstrap molasses. The sulphured kind will cause extra bleeding.
Reversing Gray Hair
Blackstrap molasses as reported by many people can be used to treat gray hair. But this remedy will not work for everyone. But there is something out there for everyone. If this remedy doesn’t work henna can be used to color hair. It’s all natural and gives hair moisture. Unlike the chemically loaded crap sold on the market. Using blackstrap molasses to reverse gray hair is not a wake up the next day beautiful remedy. It can take up to six months to see results.
Blackstrap molasses can be used to treat acne for some people. When you are not regular (3 times a day) your colon can be clogged with lots of waste and toxins. These toxins need to escape. Since the skin is the biggest organ the toxins try to escape through the skin. This causes acne for plenty of people. Of course there are other causes including puberty. But a 27 year old suffering from acne is not going through puberty.
If your diet contains a very high amount of iron the extra iron from blackstrap molasses can cause an iron overdose. So be sure to cut back on high iron foods before including blackstrap molasses in your diet.
Be sure to get blackstrap molasses. Not regular molasses. The nutritional value is not the same.
Do not place blackstrap molasses in anything hot. This can kill some of the nutrients.
Blackstrap molasses may not cure everything for everyone but it’s worth a try. Being open-minded to the possibilities is virtue.