Last Modified on May 12, 2015
Thanks to the wonderful feedback we have received over the past 15 years, blackstrap molasses is making headlines as one of the best home remedies around! We have emails since 1999 from our readers about blackstrap molasses curing cancerous tumors, fibroid tumors, anxiety, constipation, edema, heart palpitations, anemia, arthritic pain, joint pain, and acne, just to name a few. It has also been reported that molasses turns gray hair back to its original color and is a wonderful skin softener! Blackstrap molasses is also one of the best remedies around to alleviate menstrual cramping.
Nutrients found in Blackstrap Molasses
It contains iron, calcium, copper, manganes, magnesium, selenium and B6.
Blackstrap Molasses Recipes
1 Tablespoon of Blackstrap Molasses, first thing in the morning.
Earth Clinic's Iced Molasses Recipe
- 1 TBLS Blackstrap Molasses
- Hot Water
- 3/4 cup Milk or Dairy Alternative
Add molasses to a glass and add just enough hot water to cover the molasses. Stir until dissolved. Add ice and then top off with either Milk or Soymilk. Avoiding milk? Try vanilla or chocolate almond, coconut or soy milk. Even yummier is to blend the whole concoction.
What's the Difference Between Molasses and Blackstrap Molasses?
Regular ole molasses is the first or second boiling of cane sugar syrup while blackstrap is the third boiling of the syrup. Iron levels appear to increase 5% in the 3rd boiling (see Nutritional Chart below).
Continue reading below for hundreds of testimonials from people who swear by the health benefits of molasses. Please let us know what you think about this wonderful and inexpensive home remedy!
[YEA] Molasses and diarrhea: I followed the advice given here a few days ago to take molasses during the day, not on an empty stomach and it worked, my intestines are working fine now! And now I know, if I am constipated I will take it first thing in the morning. A pity I don't drink coffee, molasses seems to taste well in the coffee but I don't like it in the tea.
Replied by Maria
Mt. Laurel, Nj