Irish moss (Chondrus crispus) is a red algae very rich in vitamins and minerals. It contains 15 of the 18 essential substances for the body. In addition, for example, calcium, sulfur, iodine, potassium, vitamins A, D, E, F and K. IT’S A GIFT FROM THE SEA!
Irish moss is also an excellent alternative to GELATIN AND ANIMAL COLLAGEN. It can be used inside and easily added to food, as well as in the preparation of homemade cosmetics. It has practical application in cosmetics, moisturizes and smoothes the skin, especially around the eyes. It is also suitable as a hair wrap with a strong moisturizing effect, the hair becomes more shiny and elastic.
Irish moss comes from controlled cultivation in the sea, is harvested by hand and preserved in its pure form without any major changes. This is very important to preserve as many nutrients as possible. Then we thoroughly test the raw materials in Czech laboratories to ensure quality and purity.
How to cook delicious dishes from Irish moss in your kitchen?
Irish moss finds great use not only in vegan cuisine, but also in the kitchen. We can eat it raw or cook and bake with it. It has excellent gelling, binding and thickening properties and thus replaces eggs. You can do wonders with Irish moss. Like agar, Irish moss can be used as an alternative to gelatin, even without cooking. You can use it wherever you add eggs. Just rinse it and let it soak in the water for a few hours. Then mix and add to the dish. The advantage of these algae is that they have a neutral taste after rinsing and processing in food products and can be added to both sweet and salty dishes. RAW cakes, creams and desserts are really famous and delicious. Vegan cheeses, crackers, breads and spreads are also great. This is a great alternative to eggs when baking (1 tablespoon of gel = 1 egg). It is also great for soups for a mild thickening and is an excellent substitute for a gluten-free diet.
How to use Irish moss in cosmetics?
Irish moss can also be used in the preparation of homemade cosmetics. Moisturizes the skin and smoothes the skin around the eyes. Face masks or hair wraps are perfect. They give the hair elasticity and shine. But if you don’t want to mix anything, throw a sprig of Irish moss into the tub. While relaxing in the bath, gently rub the skin and let it work a little. You will see miracles 🙂 At the same time, the skin will become pleasant, soft, smooth and well-groomed.