- Blackstrap Molasses is a versatile sweetener and supplement with a malty slightly bitter flavour.
- It can be used instead of sugar in cooking and baking too and is extracted without the use of any sulphites.
- It’s packed with minerals like iron, calcium, and potassium and a daily spoonful makes a great energy-boosting supplement.
Blackstrap molasses is one of the few great non-animal sources of iron. Many doctors and midwives recommend 1 to 2 tablespoons a day for those with anemia or related disorders. The high iron content and presence of minerals like magnesium make it helpful for menstrual troubles and pregnant women. There are many accounts of people who used molasses to help remedy anemia and also noticed improved skin and new hair growth from the additional minerals.
Minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and manganese also make molasses beneficial for digestion. Some people who suffer from constipation notice relief from consuming 1 to 2 tablespoons of molasses in warm water each day. It is also a natural stool softener and is exceptionally beneficial after pregnancy to help return digestion to normal and boost iron levels.