This “superfood” sea moss is consumed for its vitamin and mineral content rich in potassium chloride and iodine as well as other trace minerals. Irish Moss has been used traditionally for respiratory and digestive ailments. Used externally, Irish Moss has been used to soften and soothe the skin in cases of sunburn, chapped skin, eczema, psoriasis and other rashes.
The taste of Irish Moss is that of seaweed and its energetics are cooling, demulcent and emollient. Irish Moss has an affinity to thyroid, endocrine system, immune system, digestive system, respiratory system, musculoskeletal system and skin.
Use: 1 teaspoon of Irish Moss (cut & sifted) to one cup of boiling water. Simmer for 15 minutes, strain and drink up to three cups a day.
Precautions: Seaweeds contain naturally high levels of iodine, which is contraindicated in persons with hyperthyroid. This product is harvested from the sea therefore occasional shell fragments may be present in the product. Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to fish or shellfish.
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