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Irish moss, which is a seaweed, has been used for thousands of years as an herbal remedy.  It has a high iodine content and is especially good for the thyroid. Along with iodine, Irish moss also contains calcium, sulfur, potassium, and vitamin E.

It is good for the respiratory tract because it is an expectorant. It can help to prevent a common cold from turning into pneumonia. Irish moss can also help with other respiratory problems such as bronchitis.

The seaweed can help protect against arteriosclerosis, hyper-tension, and fat buildup. It can also help prevent the buildup of cholesterol, and protect against obesity. It helps to increase metabolism.

Due to the plantís high iodine content Irish moss has been found to be very helpful with the recovery of radiation poisoning and cancer.

Irish moss is used in many skin products as it helps the skin stay healthy and soft and it strengthens connective tissues.


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