What’s the Hype?

Frequently Asked Questions 
By Granny P’s June 2021  

What is sea moss?

Sea Moss is considered by many to be a "superfood." It is a type of red algae that contains 90% of the  minerals and vitamins that our bodies need for proper function.  

It is firm in texture and ranges in colour from green, red, purple, brown and the most commonly seen colour, golden white. 

Sea Moss is full of beneficial minerals and nutrients and is commonly used to create a gel which has a wide array of traditional uses.  


What are the benefits of sea moss?

 Contains  90% of the  minerals that our body needs for proper function 
 Promotes a healthy thyroid 
 Supports a healthy heart 
 Supports a healthy immune system
 Promotes good digestion 
 Assists with weight loss by boosting  metabolism  
 Delivers long-lasting energy 
 Contains anti-inflammatory properties making it a great post-workout for muscle and joint recovery 
 Supports Bone Health
 Improves Libido 
 Improves the health of hair, nails and skin  
 Helps to improve mental health​ and so much more!  

How do you use sea moss?

Sea Moss is full of beneficial minerals and nutrients and is commonly used to create a gel which has a wide array of traditional uses. 

We recommend  consuming  1-2 tablespoons of Sea Moss Gel per day. Either on its own or by adding it into your favourite smoothie, protein shake, tea or juice. 

You can also use Sea Moss Gel as a salad dressing, dip for fruit, a  face mask, hydrating hair mask  or even as a vegan  thickening agent when cooking. 


How long does sea moss last?

Our Sea Moss Gel  is 100% natural, it contains no artificial additives or preservatives. It is best when used within 3 weeks and must be kept refrigerated in an airtight container.  

Please note:  Sea Moss Gel has been known to vary in spoilage and is not intended to be stored but rather to be consumed. Signs of spoilageinclude anodd pungent aroma or taste, slimy coating on top layer and/or mold. If you find mold or suspect spoilage please discontinue use and reach out immediately. 

Sea Moss itself has a shelf life of up to one year when stored in a cool and dark place.


What is the recommended dosage? Is it the same for adults and children?

Sea Moss is a natural, healthy and safe product for both adults and children, but as with all things it should be consumed in moderation. We recommend consuming approximately 1-2 tablespoons of Sea Moss Gel per day.  

Please note:  Before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider and/or nutritionist.Individual results may vary, dependenton your health condition, diet and any other supplements or medications that you may be taking.


Where is your sea moss from?

We source our Sea Moss directly from St Lucia. Our local divers hand pick and harvest our Sea Moss responsibly to preserve the ecosystem.


What does sea moss taste like? 

Sea Moss itself does not have a taste. We wash our Sea Moss thoroughly and soak it with key lime when preparing our Sea Moss Gel, which helps to neutralize any of the ocean smell or taste.


Which minerals does sea moss contain? 

Some of the minerals that Sea Moss contains are Zinc, Iodine, Iron, Calcium, Potassium, B Complex Vitamins, Sodium, Sulphur and Silicon.  

It is a great source of dietary fiber, Vitamin K, Copper, Riboflavin, Folate, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Protein, Beta Carotene, B Vitamins, Pectin, Taurine (an amino acid usually lacking in vegan and vegetarian diets) and Vitamin C. These are all essential nutrients that you need to support and maintain healthy bodily functions.  


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