Organic Irish Moss, c/s (Chondrus crispus) | Sea Moss
Botanical Name: Chondrus crispus
Common Names: Sea Moss
Irish moss, also referred to as sea moss, is a species of red algae growing up to 6 inches (250 mm) high on rocks in tidal pools along the northern Atlantic. Chondrus crispus has a history of traditional herbal use throughout Europe and holds a place within Irish folklore. Nowadays, this “superfood” seaweed is consumed for its vitamin and mineral content. Irish moss naturally contains carrageenan, a substance widely used for its thickening and stabilizing properties. Sprinkle Irish moss on vegetarian dishes, add it to broths, or boil with milk to create a jelly-like dessert dish.
Seaweeds contain naturally high levels of iodine. 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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