What is this Seaweed Good For? Seeing as you’re reading this guide, I presume that you’re already aware that sea moss is an amazing superfood. Top of the charts if you ask me. But, if you’re still wondering what all the buzz is about, let me explain. As it turns out, sea moss has a heck of a lot of benefits. I’m so pleased that more and more people are coming to realize this. Did you know that our bodies require an astonishing 102 minerals for optimal health? According to all accounts, sea moss is believed to contain a whopping 92 minerals. This is why it is regarded as a Superfood. And that’s just the beginning. Because sea moss contains so many beneficial minerals, it is clearly great for people who are malnourished. Usually, people focus on the 16 essential minerals. If you’ve ever bought those multi-mineral tablets from the pharmacy, they will typically consist of:
As you will have been able to tell so far, I prefer eating a diet full of variety so that I can consume all the minerals my body needs. Getting these straight from wholefoods, the way nature intended, is much more effective in my opinion. A Great Source of Collagen Did you know that there are different species of seaweed which are a great source of collagen? Yes, that’s right, plant based collagen! The human body is made up of different types of collagen proteins which are almost identical to the collagen proteins found in seaweed. Through this Vegan source of collagen, sea moss has life-enhancing nutrients which help to strengthen the bones, improve brain function, and more. Collagen is absorbed into the body where it is needed the most to help combat the effects of deterioration through aging, and improve general health. Keep in mind that the body will use any source of sustenance it gets to preserve life before working on making you look younger. This is why I choose to use a topical application of sea moss gel. It gets those amazing minerals and collagen straight to where my skin needs it to look younger. Also see Younger Skin with Vegan Collagen Sources. Also see What are the Best Collagen Sources for Vegans? Also see What are the Seaweed Collagen Benefits? Sea Moss Improves Skin Conditions Apart from being a great source of collagen, sea moss also contains antiseptic properties. When it is applied topically to the skin it helps to relieve and treats a variety of conditions from minor burns (including sunburn), to acne, rashes, psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema. I have been applying raw (uncooked) sea moss gel topically to my skin for over a year now. Since I started doing this I have noticed a visible improvement in my skin.