Sea Moss is a red seaweed/algae. Sea moss, scientifically referred to as Chondrus crispus often referred to as Irish moss. It's typically utilized to make carrageenan which can be used to thicken food and beverages.
A lot of health food stores as well as online stores sell sea moss, in its uncooked dried form. It is possible to make an edible raw sea moss gel by using dried form of irish moss at home. It could be one of the most popular methods of consuming it. It is also possible to use sea moss in its raw or gel form to add to stews and soups for its thickening effects.
Sea moss gel
- Dry sea moss for a night in water.
Rinse the sea moss that has been soaked and then add it to the blender along with pure water.
Mix the sea moss mix to form a smooth paste.
- It is then refrigerated until it transforms into the form of a gel.
Sea dust of moss
- If you've found the powdered sea moss mix it into juices and smoothies, or sprinkle it on cereal or yogurt. It is also possible to add sea moss powder to certain foods to produce an effect similar to gel.
Sea moss can be a source of many minerals and vitamins, and antioxidants that could benefit your overall health. But its nutritional content is subject to change and if you consume it in large quantities you could be consuming large amounts of iodine and heavy metals.