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Debunking Common Sea Moss Myths

With the rise of sea moss and the emergence of new sea moss products on the market, it’s easy to see why a lot of myths and several misconceptions have emerged. Sea moss has been used for over 14,000 years and Evidence of red seaweed’s medicinal benefits in China can be traced back to 600 BC, and it was originally used as a food source around 400 BC on the British Isles.

Here are some common sea moss myths you’ve probably heard or seen online:

Sea Moss Can Heal Anything

Sea moss is not a miracle cure. While there have been scientific studies conducted on sea moss and seaweed that show its nutritional, antibacterial, and antiviral effects, the claims that it is a fix-all superfood isn’t true. 

Sea moss was used to heal a variety of illnesses and ailments (mostly Irish and Caribbean folk) including respiratory issues, digestive problems, and skin concerns. It’s high vitamin and mineral content was thought to improve one’s overall well-being. 

All Sea Moss Is the Same

This isn’t true. Not all sea moss is the same. In fact, there are different varieties of sea moss. They also vary in nutrient content, taste, color, texture, and use. Additionally, the nutritional content of sea moss will change depending on where and how it’s grown. 

Sea Moss Can Cure Any Skin Condition 

As sea moss contains polyphenols, which is linked to decreasing inflammation, many people claim sea moss can help alleviate various skin conditions. 

While it does have unique anti-inflammatory, antifungal and antiviral properties, it would be best to try sea moss topically incrementally. 

Sea Moss Can Increase Libido

Not necessarily. Libido is influenced by many factors, including your psychological health, hormone function, and lifestyle choices. There have been studies conducted that prove that sea moss could improve testosterone levels in men. 

Sea Moss Only Recently Became Popular 

Sea moss history is centuries old. From being used in Chinese medicine to the Irish potato famine, red algae has a rich history of cultivation and use. This rich superfood dates back to as old as 600 BC. 

Sea Moss Is Difficult to Prepare

False, sea moss is actually quite easy to prepare, it just takes some time and a little effort. You can also buy bulk, dried sea moss and make your own sea moss gel from the comfort of your own home. If you don’t have the time for that, you can also browse our collection of sea moss powders and gels. 

Sea Moss Tastes Too Salty 

Some sea moss might taste salty, but overall, the taste should be somewhat “ocean-like” but still pleasant. We add organic lime juice to all of our sea moss gel, so it tastes more refreshing. 

Experience the numerous benefits of sea moss today. Shop our sea moss products online.

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