Sea Moss FAQs
- Q: What is sea moss?
A: Sea moss is a family of red algae that has been consumed by humans for thousands of years. Sea moss grows naturally on rocky coasts across the globe. Today, sea moss is also farmed in several coastal regions including the U.S.A., China, Ireland and the Caribbean.
- Q: How does sea moss grow?
A: Sea moss attaches itself to underwater rocks and uses a process called iontophoresis where the sea moss absorbs minerals and key nutrients from the rocks themselves.
- Q: Are there different types of sea moss?
A: Sea moss is an umbrella term for thousands of different species of red algae. There are currently two main species of sea moss that are used; Genus Gracilaria and Chondrus Crispus. These species of sea moss are the most nutrient dense and are therefore used in heath and cosmetic supplements.
- Q: Can you take too much sea moss?
A: Too much of anything is never good. It is recommended to stick to 1-2 tablespoons of sea moss, or 2 capsules, daily for optimal health benefits.
- Q: Why is sea moss beneficial to take?
A: Sea moss contains 92 of the 102 minerals the human body needs for optimal bodily function. The fact that one substance contains over 90% of essential minerals makes sea moss one of the most powerful natural health supplements available today.
- Q: What does sea moss taste like?
A: Sea moss in its natural form tastes exactly like you would imagine; like a mouthful of ocean water.
- Q: What if I don’t like the taste of sea moss?
A: Luckily, at Endurance Wellness Products, we blend our sea moss with a variety of fruit to create a delicious gel (similar in texture to jam). If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, we also offer sea moss capsules which can be easily swallowed, offering the same health benefits. If you’d like to create your own blends, try our raw sea moss.
- Q: When is the best time to take sea moss?
A: Sea moss is best taken in the morning with your first meal in order for your body to absorb as much of the essential vitamins and minerals as possible throughout the day.
- Q: Can sea moss be frozen?
A: Yes, raw and gel sea moss can be frozen up to 4 months to preserve taste and all essential minerals and vitamins.
- Q: Do any of the sea moss gels contain other beneficial herbs?
A: Yes, we offer a variety of many beneficial supplements such as burdock root, bladderwrack, turmeric, ginger, and many more to come!
- Q: What are the benefits of taking burdock root?
A: Burdock root has been used for centuries in holistic medicine to treat a variety of conditions. This special root is most commonly used as a diuretic and a digestive aid. It is also used to balance hormones, detoxify the liver, prevent infections, boost the immune system, lower blood pressure, and reduce inflammation.