Sea Moss is a sea superfood. It has to many benefits to list so here:
Mucous Destroyer: Sea Moss has been medicinally used to maintain a healthy mucous membrane, its a natural decongestant as well as containing anti-viral compounds that help the body fight off infection and boost the immune system.
Improves Mood: Sea Moss is a natural anti-depressant due its high potassium levels (8x more than a banana). Potassium is especially good for our mental health because it helps activate and regulate serotonin in our brain that lovely chemical that makes us feel good and positive. Those who take daily have reported a decline or elimination of anxiety and depression as well as no longer need of antidepressant pills.
Promotes Health Skin: Sea Moss is nourishing to the skin due to its higher mineral content. It works both from the inside out and topically and is especially good for skin issues like eczema, sunburns, rashes, and psoriasis. As well as drinking the gel you can massage it directly into your skin. It also makes for a lush face mask.
Strong Bones: Sea Moss is an effective natural anti-inflammatory super-rich in sulfur-based amino acids, sulfur helps to reduce swelling for sports injuries or ailments affecting the knees, ankles and other joints of the body while shielding the joints against inflammation that leads to joint problems like arthritis. Many professional athletes report taking sea moss on a daily basis.
Natural Energy Booster: No more caffeine! Iron is another BIG mineral under the Sea Moss belt, it is perfect for those suffering from fatigue, anemia, bad concentration, and restlessness.
Benefits for Women: Sea Moss also contains more iodine and selenium minerals than any other food on earth! This is especially good for balancing hormone levels and healing thyroid disorders such as fertility issues, fibroids, and menstrual cramps and regulation.
Benefits for Men: Sea Moss is also rich zinc which helps boost testosterone, making it a go-to natural aphrodisiac, ideal for improving your performance in the bedroom. In addition, it helps to increase sperm count and motility. In Jamaica is its commonly referred to as nature's Viagra. No more blue pill!
Sea Moss is an amazing nutritionally packed replacement for thickening agents and binders such as soy lecithin, gelatine, corn starch, and egg yolks. You can use Sea Moss in your smoothies, perfect for raw dessert recipes such as raw cheesecakes, whipped cream, mousse, non-dairy ice cream, sauces, dressings, jams, puddings, and chutneys. It can be added to miso soup broths and creates a thick nutritious soup stock. It can be used in herbal teas and juices. Some people eat it live with salads after re hydrating and washing well.
You can add it to your bath to give your skin a good mineral healing and hydrating treatment.
As long as you wash the Sea Moss thoroughly, soak it with key lime and wash it again the Sea Moss should pretty much be a blank canvas in terms of taste and smell ready to add to your delicious recipes.