Gardening Question

spiritedmamaspiritedmama Raw Newbie

So I was doing some more research on natural sources of iodine, since I have been having good success with only putting spirulina in my smoothies to regulate my hypothyroid. I came across a few articles talking about produce that is grown in iodine rich soil is a good natural source of iodine. Well, we have a garden that we have been growing alot of produce out of this past month or so (in fact, I think I didn’t plant enough!). So, I am thinking of adding kelp meal to my garden soil to increase the iodine levels. Does anyone have any experience with this? If so, I would love to hear what you put on your garden to boost soil “nutrition”. I have raised garden beds that I filled with organic soil, so I didn’t have to worry about the soil content in the existing soil. (We just moved to this house this year, so not sure of the soil’s “history).


  • alpdesignsalpdesigns Raw Newbie

    I think that sounds like a great idea. I’m also dealing with symptoms of undiagnosed hypothyroidism and take a seaweed supplement with fucoidin (a gyconutrient) and iodine. I’m planning a garden when we get moved soon (if it isn’t too late) and I researched seaweed fertilizers. Since the raw diet population doesn’t eat iodized salt or seafood, it make sense to supplement ourselves and our gardens with iodine. Allison

Sign In or Register to comment.