Raw Wild Crafted Irish Moss

An excellent source of life enhancing vital vitamins and minerals to deeply nourish the skin.

Full Description

Irish Moss (Chondrus crispus) despite its name Irish Moss isn’t a moss but a type of algae.  It contains vitamins A, B, C, D, carries no colour and has relatively no taste while providing a lot of fibre, protein, trace minerals and other nutrients.

Raw Irish Moss is an excellent source of minerals. This almost-tasteless seaweed is loaded with life-enhancing nutrients such as sulphur compounds, protein, iodine, bromine, beta-carotene, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, pectin, B-vitamins and vitamin C. Notably absent from a vegetarian diet, sulphur-containing amino acids, such as taurine, are abundant in Irish Moss, more so than in any other type of seaweed.

It has been used to treat peptic and duodenal ulcers when used as a gelatinous substance and to inhibit arteriosclerosis. Irish Moss is reported to be effective against, cancer and radiation poisoning (possibly because of the iodine content of Irish moss), it protects from obesity and cholesterol build-up.

Irish Moss has a well-documented anticoagulant effect on the blood, and clears up many bladder complaints. Irish Moss is an excellent sources of calcium, magnesium, sodium and iodine (essential to normal thyroid function) It is also used to increase the metabolic rate and to strengthen connective tissues, including the hair, skin and nails.

Since the beginning of 19th century, Irish Moss was used in Ireland as a folk remedy for respiratory ailments. In the mid-19th century, it was exported to New England by famine émigrés. It is still collected in the Ireland in small amounts for a health drink and cooking.


Possible Benefits
  • Boosts immunity
  • Maintains healthy thyroid
  • Improves sexual vigour 
  • Soothes the mucous membranes throughout the body.
  • Can help respiratory problems including bronchitis and pneumonia.
  • Can be used as a mild laxative.
  • Contains antioxidants to help fight free radicals
  • Has an a array of ionic minerals such as iodine to help support the thyroid 
  • Used externally, it softens and soothes the skin.
  • Helps reduce wrinkles 
  • Eases sunburn, chapped skin, eczema, psoriasis, and other rashes.
How To use
Clean irish moss throughly before use. Soak in cold water to hydrate and add to your favourite recipe. Product info: Sun dried irish moss preserved in salt Ideal for: adding to smoothies, desserts or simply make irish moss gel
Full Ingredient List
Wild harvested irish moss preserved in salt


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