Irish moss flakes are easy to use in making gel, adding to recipes, and using as a savory tea. Like Bladderwrack Flakes, it rehydrates in 15 minutes in luke warm water
Irish moss is a seaweed native to the rocky northern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It is a dark, leafy seaweed. It is not sea moss, which is more stringy, stick-like, and native to the southern, tropical Atlantic ocean. Also, there is no such thing as 'Irish Sea Moss'
Irish moss includes Vitamins A, E, F, and K, calcium, potassium, and sulfur. It is also a naturally occurring source of iodine, which can be difficult to include in one’s diet through food alone, and is especially important for supporting healthy thyroid functioning.
It’s also thought to be good for dry skin and for skin conditions, making it a valued ingredient for lotions and moisturizers.
This alga is also referred to as carrageen moss because of its high carrageen content. The carrageen is used by scientists to make carrageenan which is a common food additive used to maintain stability within processed foods and as a thickening agent.
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