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Sea Moss

Sea Moss is a gel-like spiny sea vegetable. Its scientific name is Chondrus Crispus. It is a type of algae or seaweed and grows primarily between North America and Europe along the rocky Atlantic Coast. Sea Moss grows in various colors such as black, brown, yellow, purple, green, and red. Red Sea Moss usually grows in warmer waters and is often called Irish Moss. Sea Moss is edible and contains vital vitamins, 92 minerals, and antioxidants. 

It is essential to know that there has not been much research explicitly conducted on Sea Moss's benefits and nutritional makeup. Often, studies attributed to Sea Moss have been done on its cousins Seaweed and Algae ( 2021). 

Sea Moss is known as a skincare powerhouse (Dr. David Jack 2019). Sea Moss Contains skin-loving vitamins such as Vitamins B, C, E, K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, Chlorine, carotene, and fatty acids 3, 6, 9; Sea Moss boasts an impressive 92 minerals. I'll name a few, magnesium, manganese, calcium, chromium, phosphorous, sulfur, and zinc. Sulfur can make your skin brighter,  provide a glow, moisturize, and hydrate your skin. It is also has antibacterial, antiviral, and antimicrobial functions (Dr. David Jack). Sea Moss contains antioxidants which help protect your cells from oxidative damage. Sea Moss is a great food supplement and provides good benefits when used in lotions and soaps. 

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Scott, N. (2021, December 13). The Microbiome & Understanding Your Skin Type. Byrdie. Retrieved December 15, 2021, from 



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