SUPPORTS YOUR THYROID: The Thyroid is mainly responsible for regulating hormones, an imbalance can lead to fertility issues, menstrual problems, fibroids and other ailments. These disorders are typically caused by a lack of iodine and/or selenium. Irish Moss is packed with more iodine and selenium than any other food on the planet. Additionally, Irish Moss contains the vital thyroid hormone precursor DI-Iodothyronine (DIT), and the thyroid hormones Thyroxin (T4) and Tri-iodothyronine (T3).
BOOSTS YOUR IMMUNITY: Sea Moss has been used for hundreds of years in traditional medicine for its role in alleviating the symptoms of the common cold and flu. Why? Because it contains antimicrobial and antiviral compounds, which help boost your immunity!
DIGESTIVE SUPPORT: Because of the soothing effects of Sea Moss on the mucous membranes in the body, it works as an amazing digestive aid. It coats the stomach and helps to heal the body of ulcers. In addition, it helps to alleviate acid reflux by providing probiotics for improved gut health. Sea Moss is also packed with fiber that regulates bowel movement and alleviates gas.
STRENGTHENS JOINTS, SMOOTHS SKIN: Sea Moss can help treat skin diseases like dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, and sunburn. It can also give you relief from varicose veins, and rashes. It can be applied while taking baths and thus hydrates your skin.
WEIGHT LOSS: Irish Moss is thought to help reduce the appetite due to its ability to absorb moisture, increasing its volume and filling the intestinal tract with a bulking type material, thus increasing the feeling of fullness. Its gentle laxative effect can promote the elimination process of waste through the gastrointestinal tract. The aforementioned iodine content can boost metabolism which in turn will increase energy and can help to accelerate weight loss.
UsAGE: It’s a very popular ingredient these days in smoothies, raw dessert recipes as it creates a thick consistency perfect for raw cheesecakes, non-dairy ice cream, sauces, dressings, jams, puddings and chutneys. It can be added to miso soup broths and creates a thick nutritious soup stock.