Sea moss, also known as Irish moss, is a type of seaweed that has been used for centuries due to its numerous health benefits. It is a type of red algae, scientifically known as Chondrus crispus, that can be found in the ocean off the coasts of North America, Europe, and some parts of the Caribbean.
History of Sea Moss
Sea moss has been used for centuries in various cultures, particularly in Ireland. It was used as a thickener in soups and stews. In the Caribbean, it was used as a traditional remedy to boost hair growth, soothe skin and throats, and boost immunity. Our Sea Moss comes from the beautiful waters of St. Lucia.
Sea moss is a great source of essential vitamins and minerals. It is particularly rich in iodine, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, selenium, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, and B vitamins. Its high content of iodine is particularly beneficial for thyroid health, and its high calcium content helps to strengthen bones.
Sea moss is a popular natural remedy that is believed to support many health benefits.
- It is said to aid with digestion, boost the immune system, and help maintain respiratory health.
- It also contains antioxidant properties which can help to protect cells from damage.
- It is also believed to support anti-aging efforts.
Sea moss is often used topically for the skin and hair, blended and added into smoothies or consumed as a supplement in the form of capsules, tablets, or powder. It is most popularly used to make gels or used as powder in drinks or smoothies, or added to foods for an extra boost of nutrition.
Despite all these potential benefits, it is important to note that sea moss should not be used as a substitute for professional advice.