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Minerals - Potassium

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Potassium

Nature’s Acid Neutralizer

Potassium is an essential mineral for the heart, regular heart rhythm, and nervous system. Potassium helps to prevent stroke. It aids in proper muscle contraction and works in conjunction with sodium in controlling the body’s fluid balance.

Potassium is important for chemical reactions within the cells and aids in maintaining stable blood pressure and in transmitting electrochemical impulses. Potassium also regulates the transfer of nutrients through cell membranes. This important function of potassium has been shown to decrease with age. This may explain some of the circulatory damage, lethargy, and weakness experienced by older people.

Potassium is a great alkalizer. It neutralizes acids and restores vital alkaline salts to the blood stream. Potassium helps magnificently in building the body’s natural recuperative powers. It aids in rheumatic and arthritic conditions by drawing acids out of joints and easing stiffness.

Potassium is a powerful detoxifier, essential for the elimination of wastes. It is a natural pain desensitizer. It helps control convulsions, headaches, and migraines.

Potassium promotes faster healing of cuts, bruises, flu, colds, and other injuries.

Potassium is a muscle and heart element. Its reserves are stored in the muscles. It contributes to a sense of wellbeing.

Natural food sources of potassium: Figs Olives Goat milk Kelp Squash Dandelion Kale Spinach Brown rice Yams Peaches Potato skins Dates Bananas Torula yeast Beets Broccoli Brewer’s yeast Dulse Apricots Raw wheat germ Garlic Avocados Blackstrap molasses Naturopathic food medicine formulas: Garden food Beet juice powder Irish moss/Kelp Super K longevity tonic Garden of Eden Vegetarian potassium broth Banana goat milk Grandpa’s blackstrap molasses Potassium herbs: Sage Skullcap Red clover Nettle Horsetail Spirulina Plantain Phytonutrient/nutraceutical supplements: 24 super minerals Nature’s alkalizers Super juice plus 22 fruits Super juice plus 21 vegetables Symptoms of potassium deficiency: Acne Depression Blush tint to skin Chills Constipation Muscular fatigue Thirst Nervousness Periodic headaches Edema Salt retention Growth impairment Nausea Intestinal pain Inability to recover Diarrhea Tissue anemia Glucose intolerance Dry skin Fluid retention Respiratory distress Diabetes Swollen glands Low blood pressure Earaches Protein in urine Oppressive breathing Insomnia Poor circulation Electrolyte imbalance Vomiting Rapid heart beat Cognitive impairment Brain fog High cholesterol Fluctuations in heartbeat Weakness Prolapsed uterus Chronic fatigue syndrome

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