Spongia tosta
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Spongia tosta

Living beneath the water, sponge is a marine animal that has been around for thousands of years – yet it was only in the 14th century when its medicinal properties were first recognised. Initially it was used to treat goitre – a condition that is caused by a low iodine content leading to enlargement of the thyroid gland. Some five centuries later scientists concluded it was a rich source of both iodine and bromine.

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Sponge’s super nutrients

The sponge is unable to move by itself, but instead it can propel water through the canals in its own body. These canals are able to soak up nutrients as the water is moved through its body using its feather-like, tiny swellings to move the substance. To access its highly beneficial healing properties, the sponge is collected from the waters – most typically in the areas close to Greece and Syria – thoroughly cleaned and then dried out by toasting it in a metal drum. It can then be crushed to powder and blended into remedies.

 

Sponge and homeopathy

Spongia tosta (the sponge’s botanical name) is a common homeopathic treatment that is most commonly used to treat respiratory conditions. Homeopaths may also prescribe it for anxiety and exhaustion. Its therapeutic qualities for treating respiratory ailments mean it’s frequently used to help croup, coughs and a sore throat – and it’s routinely given to children who need a homeopathic remedy.

 

Bringing you quality every time

We’ve built our business on providing excellent customer service – our friendly team of advisors are only at the end of a phone if you need to speak to them and to place an order. We also pride ourselves on our ability to source new ingredients that may not yet be in our product list – just speak to us and explain what you need. We have a network of providers who span six continents and who are as dedicated as we are to the finest quality botanical ingredients.

WE OFFER SPONGE IN THE FOLLOWING FORM:

  • Sponge Whole – Botanical name: Spongia tosta

Please note that many botanicals come in different forms and grades which may determine or improve their suitability for certain applications. At Joseph Flach & Sons we carry a large range of products in various forms and grades. Please do check with our experts if you require a specific grade or form and they will be delighted to help you.

Disclaimer

All of our content is researched and reviewed by our experts. While we, Joseph Flach & Sons Ltd, do not make use of our products for health, beauty or other recreations such as brewing or distilling; our clients do. Please ensure that any products you buy from us are suitable and safe to use in your stock. We do not accept liability around the suitability of our products in any end-use.

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