Irish Moss Powder - Organic

Irish Moss Powder - Organic

Our raw organic Irish moss grows wild in the pristine and protected oceans of the coast of Canada. It is known by many different names like pearl moss and carrageen. Irish moss is a unique herb with many health benefits. This North Atlantic seaweed is edible and possesses mucilaginous properties that may support the body's natural detoxification process.

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Irish Moss' mucilaginous compounds may help you detoxify, may boost metabolism and may strengthen hair, skin and nails. It was traditionally used for a low sex drive. This wonder seaweed may have positive benefits for a number of health conditions such as the formation of varicose veins, halitosis, inflammation and dysentery. Irish moss has also been used as an emollient. Raw irish moss may also have positive effects on hypertension, arteriosclerosis, and protection against fat.

Irish moss (chondrus crispus, carrageenan) is full of electrolyte minerals - calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium. Raw Organic irish moss is a seaweed and a great natural source of Iodine / Potassium Iodide (KI). Iodine is a chemical element essential for the production of thyroid hormones that regulate growth and metabolism. Diets deficient in iodine increase risk of retarded brain development in children (cretinism), mental slowness, high cholesterol, lethargy, fatigue, depression, weight gain, and goiter, a swelling of the thyroid gland in the neck. The natural potassium iodide (KI) / iodine from irish moss is absorbed by your body more slowly and safely than chemical or synthetic iodine. Furthermore, irish moss possibly helps promote an alkaline pH balance within the body and may also help to boost the immune system.

Iodine / Potassium iodide (KI), administered orally immediately after exposure to certain types of radiation, may protect the thyroid from ingested radioactive iodine.

The application of irish moss on the skin helps to enhance its natural moisture barrier. It may keep all sorts of harmful external elements that will harm the skin outside while leaving the beneficial moisture inside. With constant regulated use of irish moss the skin develops better moisture retention and the ability to retain essential lipids as well. Overall, the skin develops a healthy glow and appearance when treated with Irish moss. Naturally mineral rich, powdered raw Irish Moss can be easily included in practically any dish. Sprinkle it on entrees, soups and salads. Or add it to smoothies, teas and iced drinks.

Some possible traditional uses of Raw Organic Irish Moss Powder may include:

  • Great natural source of Iodine
  • Possibly able to scavenge chemicals, drugs, heavy metals & radioisotopes throughout the body
  • May support the reduction of the formation of varicose veins
  • Possibly helps to combat halitosis
  • May help to protect against obesity
  • May deter cholesterol buildup in the body
  • Source of polysaccharides: important in the prevention of degenerative disease
  • May aid in the fight against peptic and duodenal ulcers
  • One of the richest plant sources of calcium
  • May help to boost metabolism
  • Possibly improves various bladder disorders
  • Contains mucilaginous compounds which may support detoxification
  • May help to inhibit arteriosclerosis
  • Contains more vitamin C than oranges
  • Good natural source of vitamin K
  • May help to strengthen hair, skin & nails
  • May aid in the reduction of coagulated blood
  • May help to reduce hypertension
  • Contains high mineral content, especially: iodine, calcium, iron, magnesium
  • May strengthen an underactive thyroid
  • May be used as an emollient
  • Excellent source of bioavailable iron
  • May play a role in lowering risk of estrogen-related problems
  • Possibly possesses antiviral, anticoagulant & antithrombotic properties
  • Contains fucoidans which may have anti-inflammatory benefits
  • Natural source of the mineral vanadium which appears to play a multifaceted role in the regulation of carbohydrate metabolism & blood sugar

Constituents of Irish Moss include:

  • Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Iodine
  • Vitamins: Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B-6, Folate, Choline, Vitamin A (RAE), Beta Carotene, Vitamin A (IU), Vitamin E, Vitamin K
  • Amino Acids: Tryptophan, Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine,. Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, Arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Serine
  • Phytochemicals: Mucilages, Carrageenan, Bromine, Iodine, Polysaccharides

This product is 100% natural and minimally processed. Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch.

Suggested Use: Take 1/4 teaspoon 1 - 3 times daily.

Mixing suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile soak in water for a few hours and allow to gel then, combine with your smoothies. This will add a really great texture.

Botanical Name: Chrondrus crispus.

Other Names: Carrageen Moss, pearl moss, musgo.

Parts Used: Irish Moss Seaweed.

Ingredients: Raw Irish Moss Powder.

Origin: Wildcrafted and dried in Nova Scotia Canada. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.

Certifications: USDA Certified Organic.

Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our raw Wildcrafted Irish Moss powder is Certified Organic and passes our strict quality assurance which typically includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. offers raw Organic Irish Moss powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your wildcrafted organic Irish Moss powder in a cool, dark, dry place.


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