Melrose Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses is thick dark syrup left after the extraction of sugar from sugar cane. The roots of the sugar cane run a long way into the soil, and have received a broad spectrum of minerals and trace elements.

Molasses has a bitter-sweet flavour, and is a popular health food due to its high levels of iron, manganese, copper, potassium and magnesium.

The health benefits of blackstrap molasses are endless. This definitely deserves the title super food. The nutritional value is great.

Melrose Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses contains 20% of the daily recommended daily intake for calcium, 22.5% of the daily recommended daily intake for magnesium and almost 40% of the recommended daily intake for iron.

Here are some of the benefits of Melrose Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses:

  • Iron Deficiency
    It is not only high in iron, it’s also easily absorbed. A few tablespoons of Melrose Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses a day can give a person all the iron they need. It’s also a great source of iron for vegetarians.
  • Constipation
    Another health benefit of Melrose Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses is keeping people regular. One tablespoon of blackstrap molasses a day will relieve and prevent constipation.
  • Fibroids
    There isn’t any scientific proof that blackstrap molasses cures or prevents fibroids. But just google blackstrap molasses and there are hundreds of people claiming to use this to treat or cure fibroids.
  • Regulate Menstrual Cycle
    An added health benefit for many women is that Melrose Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses will regulate the menstrual cycle. No more extra long periods. No more extra heavy bleeding. Menstrual cycles alone are a great reason to take blackstrap molasses. The pain from cramping will disappear. Be sure to get Melrose Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses. The sulphured kind will cause extra bleeding.
  • Reversing Gray Hair
    Melrose Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses as reported by many people can be used to treat gray hair but this remedy will not work for everyone. If this remedy doesn’t work henna can be used to color hair. It’s all natural and gives hair moisture unlike the chemically loaded crap sold on the market. Using Melrose Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses to reverse gray hair is not a wake up the next day beautiful remedy. It can take up to six months to see results.
  • Acne
    Melrose Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses can be used to treat acne for some people. When you are not regular (3 times a day) your colon can be clogged with lots of waste and toxins. These toxins need to escape. Since the skin is the biggest organ the toxins try to escape through the skin. This causes acne for plenty of people.

Here are some of the nutrients Melrose Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses is rich in:

The Nutrients

  • Iron
    Iron is important in the formation of hemoglobin, the oxygen carrying factor in red blood cells; nourishes every cell in the body with oxygen; without it your body could not make ATP (the body’s primary energy source), produce DNA, or carry out many other critical functions; has shown to improve restless legs syndrome; is necessary for the proper metabolism of 8-Vitamins; prevents anemia and fatigue; promotes good skin tone, and stimulates the immune system; decreases the craving for alcohol.
    Foods rich in Iron: Raisins, Avocado, Strawberries, Potatoes, Beans, Cashews, Oats, Pumpkin Seeds, Turkey.
  • Copper
    Helps with bone formation, nervous system, Works with other vitamins to form elastin essential for tissue and muscle fibers as well as collagen production essential for healthy glowing skin. Copper also helps with hemoglobin the protein responsible to healthy red blood cells.
    Foods rich in Copper: Kiwi, Lychees, Avocados, Lima beans, Taro root (malanga), Spirulina, Salmon, oats, walnuts.
  • Potassium
    • Aids with cholesterol plaque buildup
    • Aids the kidneys to help eliminate wastes
    • Reduces high Blood pressure
    • Sends oxygen to the brain which helps with headaches and clearer thinking
    Foods rich in Potassium: Bananas, Guava, Cherries, Kiwi, Potatoes, Coconut, Almonds, Oats, Salmon, Yogurt, Catfish, Avocados.
  • Calcium
    Not only for healthy bones and teeth but also plays a major role in the transmission between nerve impulses essential for a healthy nervous system
  • Other Nutrients


If your diet contains a very high amount of iron the extra iron from blackstrap molasses can cause an iron overdose. So be sure to cut back on high iron foods before including blackstrap molasses in your diet.

Be sure to get Melrose Organic Unsulphured BlackStrap Molasses. Not regular molasses. The nutritional value is not the same.

Blackstrap molasses may not cure everything for everyone but it’s worth a try. Being open-minded to the possibilities is virtue!