Irish Moss or chondrus crispus exceptionally rich in nutrients and antioxidants. The healthful properties of Irish moss include Vitamins A, E, F and K, calcium, potassium and sulfur. It is also a naturally occurring source of iodine. It is is especially important for supporting healthy thyroid functioning. Rich in potassium chloride, Irish moss can work wonders for congestion and mucous and holds anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. It is also thought to be good for dry skin and for skin conditions ranging from eczema to psoriasis.
The human body is made up of 102 minerals and Irish Moss contains a whopping 92 of them. It also provides a wealth of other important nutrients including; protein, beta-carotene, B vitamins, pectin, vitamin C and sulphur.