Sea Moss

Sea Moss - From St Lucia

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    Sea moss typically refers to a specific type of algae or seaweed called Chondrus crispus, also known as Irish moss. It is a spiny, edible plant, and has some similarities to other edible seaweeds such as kombu, dulse, or wakame.

    Sea moss grows naturally in waters and tide pools along rocky coasts, such as coasts of the northern Atlantic Ocean. Common sea moss is a red seaweed, though it can grow in different colors as well, depending on factors such as the local climate and water temperatures.

    Sea moss can also be beneficial for the skin. The antioxidants present in sea moss are thought to help protect the skin from oxidative damage and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and age spots. In addition, it is a good source of selenium, which is important for skin health.

    Furthermore, sea moss can be beneficial for the thyroid. It is a good source of iodine, which is essential for the production of thyroid hormones. In addition, sea moss may help to reduce inflammation in.

    Sea moss has a history of use in cultures close to where the moss naturally grows. Sea moss is a natural source of a thickener called carrageenan. This can make it a good addition to soups, stews, or other foods that need thickening.

    Some companies still harvest and sell the dried sea moss itself, but it is more common to find sea moss in the form of a dietary supplement. This is what Herbal Goodness is currently doing, bringing to your table raw sea moss organic for improved health and wellness. Sea moss may have the same benefits as other types of sea algae, as they share similar compounds.

    Sea moss grows year-round and is native to coastal North America and Northern Europe. It can be found on the surface of oceanic rock formations. Those who harvest sea moss typically do so by hand, using a long pole to pick off the leafy tops that would then be dried and processed. Like seaweed, sea moss is low in calories and fat but high in essential nutrients.

    Sea moss contains 92 out of the 110 minerals the human body uses in various concentrations. A 100-gram serving of sea moss contains just 49 calories but six grams of protein. It’s also high in fiber.

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