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Korn
Apr 24th, 2004, 12:37 PM
From http://www.findhealer.com/glossary/W.php3


"Rich in tannins, white oak bark also provides vitamin B12 and minerals like calcium, iron and zinc. White oak bark's astringent properties tighten tissues and strengthen blood vessels, making it ideal for treating diarrhea, hemorrhoids and varicose veins. The blood-clotting agents active in white oak bark are also helpful to cease nosebleeds."

Korn
Aug 8th, 2006, 01:03 AM
From http://www.naturalzing.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=318 :


Irish moss is a red seaweed. Irish moss is a nutritional super star. Carrageenan comes from Irish moss and is used as a thickening agent in many products. Irish moss contains vitamins A, C, D, E and K, vitamins B1 and B2 and is a source of B12. Irish moss contains many elements essential to the human body. Irish moss contains a high content of iodine, calcium, manganese, zinc, bromine, iron and protein and contains significant amounts of calcium and magnesium.

http://www.kerry-web-enterprises.com/carrageen_composition.html

Irish moss contains vitamins A, C, D, E and K, vitamins B1 and B2 and is one of the few vegetarian sources of B12. It also contains 15 of the 18 essential elements of which the human body is composed of. Irish moss also contains a high content of iodine, calcium, manganese, zinc, bromine, iron and protein and contains appreciable amounts of calcium, magnesium and sodium phosphates.

Korn
Aug 8th, 2006, 02:37 AM
According to this (http://www.rawfoodexplained.com/why-we-should-not-eat-meat/the-facts-about-vitamin-b12.html) site...


[...] the "moss" that grows on the north sides of trees and the "scum" that builds up in ponds, are also good sources of B12.

Korn
Oct 17th, 2007, 01:18 PM
According to Effect of Hormones and Vitamin B12 on Gametophore Development in the Moss Pylaisiella selwynii (http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0002-9122%28197308%2960%3A7%3C708%3AEOHAVB%3E2.0.CO%3B2-F&size=LARGE&origin=JSTOR-enlargePage), "It is suggested that B12 may play a regulatory role in the control of gametophore initiation and development in mosses."

Michael Benis
Oct 17th, 2007, 06:14 PM
Yeah, sure. Like the B12 in spirulina.... Analogues....

Korn
Oct 17th, 2007, 06:20 PM
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You aren't suggesting that all B12 that doesn't come from animal products are inactive B12 analogues, are you... because some people claim that all the B12 in spirulina are B12 analogues only (others disagree), and some people (again, others disagree) claim that if there is any amount of B12 analogues in food, it will block real B12 from being absorbed?

B12 and B12 analogues in multivitamins, animal foods and spirulina (http://www.veganforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=317)