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ORO Organic Raw Premium Gold Seamoss Sea moss
ORO Organic Raw Premium Gold Seamoss Sea moss
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100g of dry Sea moss. Sea moss is a red algae species. It is highly nutritious, containing 92 minerals and many lubricating properties for the glands and joints. It is also rich in anti-viral properties that help in treating viral infections.

BENEFITS OF SEA MOSS:

This is the real Gracilaria seaweed (aka sea moss)! This sea moss is the dried (but still pliable and moist from sea salt.) Sea moss is a red algae species. It is highly nutritious, containing many minerals and lubricating properties for the glands and joints. Sea moss is found along the coastal regions of the Carribbean islands, Europe and around Ireland. This seaweed is usually soaked and used like a gel. It does not have much taste or color, which helps it to blend well with all types of dishes. The ancient Irish folklore medicine used this moss for treating people from several medical conditions like tuberculosis and pneumonia. It is also rich in anti-viral properties that help in treating viral infections and illnesses. Musculoskeletal involvement, particularly arthritis, is a common feature of Lyme disease. Early in the illness, patients may experience migratory musculoskeletal pain in joints, bursae, tendons, muscle, or bone in one or a few locations at a time. Sea moss is a wonderful addition to the diet, several times a week or even daily, to strengthen ligaments and joints and to counteract the musculoskeletal effects of Lyme.

Sea Moss:

1. Relieves Anemia

When the oxygen circulated in your body become very low, it results in low hemoglobin levels and decrease of red blood cells. Sea moss combats anemia by preventing iron deficiency and maintaining the red blood cells as well as the hemoglobin count. This, in turn, promotes the immunity level and improves the functions of the brain.

2. Source of Energy

The iron content of Irish moss helps in quick transportation of oxygen to your body cells. It also aids in promoting the metabolic enzyme process, which is important for absorbing the nutrients and promotes the digestion of proteins in the foods. This weed also helps in improving the concentration and improves the muscle strength by offering instant energy to your body.

3. Treats Thyroid Disorders

This sea moss has an abundant amount of DI-Iodothyronine, which gets broken down by T3 that makes it an apt choice for treating the thyroid gland. The brown colored seaweed contains T3 and T4 in the form of iodine compounds that are organically found.

Plus, it also has iodine in the concentrated form, which fuels the functions of the thyroid gland. The sea moss also has a huge amount of selenium that helps in producing the thyroid hormone. It also promotes the function of thyroid and improves your metabolism and aids in quick weight loss.

4. Relieves Respiratory Problems

Irish moss has the ability to relieve all the symptoms associated with flu and colds, which makes it a good choice for your winter soups. Being a potent source of potassium chloride, this sea moss dissolves the catarrhs or the phlegm and inflammation of the mucous membrane to prevent congestion.

It also has antiviral agents and antimicrobial properties that help in getting rid of all kinds of infections. It improves the immunity system of the body. It also prevents several infections like flu, sore throat, chest coughs, bronchitis, tuberculosis, pneumonia and much more.

5. Boosts Mental Health

Sea moss has high amount of potassium, which are essential for the smooth functioning of your body cells. As your body cannot conserve potassium, it is important for you to add sea moss in your diet to promote your mental functions and behavior. It also helps you to get a good relief from anxiety disorders, depression, fibromyalgia, agitation, moodiness and agitation.

Irish moss also has Algin, which is a phytonutrient with an impressive therapeutic value that helps it to perform like a heavy metal detoxifying agent. This ingredient in the sea moss helps in removing the heavy metal residue from your body tissues.

6. Promotes Recovery

Irish moss can strengthen the connective tissues. This helps it to recover faster after a strenuous workout session or from surgeries, invasive procedures and serious injuries. It has several minerals and vitamins to help you recover from illnesses and diseases quickly by replenishing and supporting the immune system.

The Irish moss also helps in quick recovery from debilitating medical issues like pneumonia and tuberculosis. As it maintains a nutrition rich profile, it helps people suffering from hypertension and arteriosclerosis recover much faster.

7. Improves Skin Health

The cosmetic industry considers the Irish moss as a wonder ingredient. It can help in preventing skin inflammation, varicose veins, dysentery and halitosis. It is also known as a skin protector and softer, which works by nourishing the skin by maintaining its hydration level. The sea moss also repairs the skin from various issues like rashes, psoriasis, sun burns and eczema.

Using Irish moss as a beverage or as a topical application will provide an excellent hydration effect in the long term. This seaweed also protects the moisture inside the cellular walls to prevent it from drying. It is rich in sodium and can give you a face lift when you apply the gel on your facial skin.

8. Aids In Quick Digestion

Irish moss is loaded with rich fiber that makes it a mild and useful laxative. It can also soothe the tissues that are inflamed in the intestinal walls to offer good relied for all kinds of disorders. The demulcent properties that the sea moss has, helps in soothing the digestive tract mucous membranes. It also eases vomiting, gastritis, indigestion, dyspepsia, heartburn and nausea.

9. Helps in Weight Loss

Regular consumption of Irish moss would help in keeping obesity at bay. Being a low calorie food item and rich in nutrients, it can make a great choice for all weight loss programs. Its prowess to absorb the moisture, improving its volume and fills the intestinal tract with its bulk material, thereby offering a fuller feeling to prevent you from binge eating and snacking.

It also helps in eliminating the waste by passing it along the gastrointestinal tract. The rich iodine content in it accelerates the thyroid function, energy and promotes weight loss.

10. Prevents Radiation Poisoning

The iodine content found in Irish moss helps in curbing the side effects of the radiation therapy. It can be used in the diet of cancer patients to provide better relief. It also aids in the recovery from cancer and poisoning caused by radiation.

This seaweed can absorb the toxic substances from bowel and make sure the radiation poisoning is flushed out from your system.

The health benefits offered by Irish moss explained above would help understand why one need to incorporate it in regular diet. Enjoy the goodness of this sea moss in the form of smoothies, desserts, gravies and soups!

Sea Moss is a source of potassium chloride, a nutrient which helps to dissolve catarrhs (inflammation and phlegm in the mucous membranes), which cause congestion. It also contains compounds which act as natural antimicrobial and antiviral agents, helping to get rid of infections.

5 GREAT WAYS TO USE SEA MOSS:

1. Irish Moss Paste gives a creamy, light texture to raw food desserts:
You may imitate fluffy cheese cake fillings or without use of eggs, heavy cream, or yogurt. Raw Food cakes lighten up, because you cut back on cashew cream, coconut oil or any other oily rich ingredient.

For the recipe: In your high speed blender add all ingredients and add the Irish Moss Paste at the very end. If your dish calls for cacao butter, which has to be warmed up, add the Irish Moss before the Cacao Butter.

2. Irish Moss Paste can be used to firm up raw desserts:
Firming up a raw dessert can be achieved by adding coconut oil, cacao butter or nut-cream and stored in the refrigerator or freezer; however, if you want to stay on the calorie-low side, add Irish Moss Paste. The gelatin property in the Moss firms up faster and keeps the cream in shape, even when you remove it from the fridge.

For the recipe: It will take about an hour to firm up your dish, better you keep it for a few hours in the fridge (mocked whipped cream made from cashews: 4 hours in the fridge)

3. Irish Moss Paste replaces some of the fat in dressings and sauces:
Irish Moss Paste’s emollient qualities keep the salad dressings light and creamy, cream cheese clean and light, Ice cream, and the paste can also be added to veggienaise, mayonnaise, salsas, and even hummus. Therefore Irish Moss is a wonderful low calorie weight maintenance tool.
For the recipe: replace the equal amount of oil, coconut butter, or dairy with Irish Moss Paste.

4. Makes smoothies extra thick and creamy
Who does not like a yummy creamy smoothie or nut milk?
For the recipe: Add 1/2 to 1 TBSP of Irish Moss Paste per 1 cup of liquid to your nut milk or smoothie. If you prepare a chocolate based smoothie you might need to adjust the sweetener.

5. Irish Moss Paste is a simple beautifying gel:

  • Add to your shampoo to make it extra smooth and creamy
  • Add to your shower gel to add an extra lathering and skin friendly property
  • Facial Mask: relax with a layer of 2-3 TBSP of pure Irish Moss Paste on the cleaned face, the minerals and moisture will rejuvenate the skin and give it the healthy glow. 20 minutes is good time to find peace.
  • Hair replenish: into the damp hair massage 3-4 TBSP of pure Irish Moss Paste and wrap with a towel. Rinse after 10 min or keep longer, the hair will re-mineralize and the moss helps to detoxify the scalp.
  • Apply on skin rash, dry or damaged skin, aching feet, dry skin: always apply on clean skin if possible and rinse with cool or lukewarm water.
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HOW TO STORE IRISH MOSS

Dry Moss should always be stored in a dark cool place, it does not need to be sealed in the pouch bag. The salt is a natural preservative and the moss will not get bad. Never store dry Moss in the fridge, it is too moist and the salt crystals will not be able to protect the moss. You may keep your moss for good over a year.

Soaked hydrated Moss should be stored in the fridge. Use a clean glass jar or bowl and change the water every day and it will keep fresh up to 2 weeks, but will loose with time a little of its gelling property.

Irish Moss paste will keep fresh in the fridge for 2 weeks. Make sure that you use a clean glass jar with a lid and use always a clean spoon.

Irish Moss paste can also be frozen. It is convenient to use an ice cube tray and fill it with Irish Moss paste. When it is completely frozen, wrap it in a pouch bag, don’t keep it open. It is very convenient to have the portion size moss ready on hand when needed.