Contains 15 of the 18 essential minerals for the human body, including large quantities of calcium, iodine, sulphur and potassium, but also bromine, magnesium, iron, manganese, phosphorus, selenium, zinc, and pectin. In addition Irish moss is rich in vitamins A, B, C, D, E, F and K, proteins and antioxidants (beta carotene), making it an ideal superfood to speed up recovery from illness.
A valuable source of taurine, which lowers blood pressure, is essential for healthy heart function and helps maintain a mineral balance in cells. Taurine also encourages a healthy metabolism and helps bind bowel fats, thus actively promoting the digestion and absorption of nutrients.
Rich in polysaccharides, which strengthen the immune system, help reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic illnesses such as autoimmune disease and promotes overall health and wellbeing.
Offers protection from bladder infections and other urinary tract disorders, arteriosclerosis, gastritis, colds, bronchitis, asthma and other (chronic) lung diseases, halitosis (bad breath), constipation, (chronic) diarrhoea, dysentery, irritable bowel syndrome and other (chronic) gastrointestinal problems, enlarged mesenteric glands, scrofula, (especially of the thyroid), swollen joints, tuberculosis, rickets, the development of cancer, tumours and other varieties of cell mutation, obesity, kidney disorders, mumps, influenza viruses (influenza B.), tuberculosis, heart disease and stomach ulcers
Supports blood production, regulates blood sugar levels and contains a natural anticoagulant.
May help prevent and even fight, varicose veins
Contains extremely powerful anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties
Helps strengthen connective tissue, hair, skin and nails
Rich in iodine, which provides protection against radiation sickness and aids in its treatment.
Quantity and Dosage
Use 1 tablespoon of Irish moss gel as a binder for 4 smoothies. 1 to 2 tablespoons (4 to 8 grams) of dried Irish moss is sufficient for adding to salads (always soak in water first).
The iodine in bladderwrack is present in the form of di-iodotyrosine (DIT) which is a normal precursor of the Thryoid Hormones T4 (Thyroxine) and T3 (tri-iodothyronine). T4 is manufactured by the condensing of DIT and thyroid peroxidase enzyme in the follicular luminae of the thyroid gland. The naturally occurring sour