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Sea Moss Questions Answered
What is sea moss?
Sea Moss is a red genus edible algae. It is a veiny vegetable that grows in the fresh waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It looks like soft coral. It is a light brownish-yellow color. When dried in its own sea salt, it looks shriveled and sad. Once it is rehydrated in water, it grows bright and beautiful. Up to 10 times its size. It is a raw food.
Where does your sea moss come from?
Our sea moss, eucheuma cottonii is grown in and shipped from the Caribbean. Sea Moss is nurtured in the fresh waters of the Atlantic Ocean taking in the minerals in the ocean and the sun. It is sundried and then shipped. Caribbean sea moss farmers follow proper regulations by the respective Ministries to ensure the highest quality algae gets to consumers like you.
How can I add sea moss to my diet?
A Mossum made product is designed to fit into your convenient nutrition preferences. Our condiments and snacks provide the nutritional benefits of sea moss. Use our raw sea moss in your smoothie drinks, salads, and stove top cooking. It is the whole food in its true form, desalted and ready to use.
Moso Sea Moss Pieces - For single serve smoothies 1 - 2 tsp. Drink as soon as because it thickens if given a chance to settle. When making stove top meals like soups and stews, use 2 to 3 tbsp for a a serving of four. Or garnish the top of the soup or stew bowl to enjoy the crunch.
Our snacks - Sweetie and Biswi - have the sea moss as well. You don't see it, but it's in there. Enjoy Sweetie with your hot or cold beverage, as a treat, or just because. Snack our various Biswi flavors. Dip it in salsa and hummus, chili and soups, dress it with cheese, nut butter and tuna salad.
Is sea moss safe to eat every day?
Yes. For you and every member of your family. This red algae is so powerful that only 1 tsp a day is enough for it to work with you to help you be well. The macro and micro minerals contained therein can help with soothing, healing, repairing and strengthening areas of your body that need it.
What makes sea moss so good that you recommend it?
The features and characteristics of sea moss are such that it is - tasteless, odorless, alkaline with a PH8, low calorie. It's benefits impact the whole body, from skin and bones to respiratory, immune and digestive system to circulatory and excretory systems. In addition, it is so easy the add to anything you eat and drink without impacting existing flavors.
Is there research that demonstrates the health benefits of sea moss?
The research is ongoing as sea moss is becoming more popular and understood. It has been used for centuries around the world including, Ireland, the South Pacific and the Caribbean as a supplement. Click here and here for more on the benefits and effects of sea moss, ocean vegetable.
How do I enjoy your products?
Mossum's condiments and snacks are small batch made so that you consume the freshest and most delightfully nutritious products. We make them for you to enjoy for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack. Keep our cold instructed products in the fridge to ensure their shelf life and freshness, while our crackers are good on your kitchen counter or in the cupboard.
What's in Mossum sea moss products?
A Mossum made product starts with sea moss. We combine it with other tree/plant ingredients to make the most memorable, tasty, nutritious products for you to enjoy and share. The majority of our products have between 5 and 7 ingredients with no artificial flavors, additives or preservatives. Only clean labelling ingredients. We make extraordinary products for you to enjoy in ordinary ways.
What about shipping? How long does my order take?
Once your order is received, we get it out to you between 2 - 3 days. On average your order is received in 3 - 10 days. All our products have a handling fee as they are carefully packed. Especially our cold products. Sweetie Truffle, the Raw Sea Moss and Butter ship cold in icepacks to ensure their form and freshness.