Kelp is a variety of large seaweed that is a concentrated source of an important mineral that is grown in the deep Atlantic Ocean, free of toxins. Kelp is a great source of iodine. It is essential for proper thyroid function which helps to regulate the body’s metabolism.
NOW Thyroid Energy is a complete nutritional supplement for the support of a healthy thyroid gland. NOW has combined Iodine and Tyrosine, the two integral constituents necessary for the synthesis of thyroid secretions.
The thyroid gland surrounds the windpipe at the base of the neck. It produces a number of hormones, primarily thyroxine, that accelerate the basal metabolic rate and thus directly influence circulation, respiration, and tissue growth and repair.
The thymus gland is one of the principle glands for the auto immune system. It is composed of two soft pinkish-grey lobes lying in a bib-like fashion just below the thyroid gland and above the heart. It is also known as the longevity gland.