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SeaMoss | The Ancient SuperFood

The History of Irish Sea Moss:

During the 18th century, almost one-third of the total population of Ireland grew reliant on potatoes due to its favorable properties. It was easy-to-grow, inexpensive, and had the audacity to grow in the most impoverished soil. Its consumption was extended to not only humans but also the cattle in their region. So its high dependence made it an exclusive subsistence for a significant portion of the Irish inhabitants.

But unfortunately, somewhere around 1844, this lone tuber started to depict a tendency towards crop failure that led to a massive famine in Northern Europe and Ireland. During the flare of starvation in the course of the Potato Famine in Europe, many people struggled to unearth any food that would help them to stay alive and healthy even in such crucial times. Around 1 million people died of starvation, along with triggering a mass emigration. When the remaining people were strolling in search of nourishment, they came upon a kind of red algae that was lingered all over the gravel coastlines of the Atlantic, British Isle, North America, and Europe. They seek comfort in the edible seaweed currently known as the Irish Sea Moss or the Carrageen Moss. People used to collect it, wash it, and lay it down on the rock and leave it to sun-dry. They then consumed it as a medication or as a food source that could help their body recover from the diseases or starvation.

After the Pota