Seamoss is a great source of iodine, selenium,potassium and magnesium. It’s said to have benefits for thyroid function, immunity, digestive health and inflammation.
Seamoss is a mucilaginous food which makes it a great heeling/soothing agent for mucus membranes in the body, including the respiratory and digestive systems. According to some animal studies, seamoss can have a prebiotic effect during digestion. This means it can increase beneficial short-chain fatty acids in the colon, get rid of bacteria in the gut and improve overall gut health and immunity.
Seamoss is a great source of potassium iodide which is great for dissolving troublesome phlegm in clogged airways. It is also rich in amino acids, vitamin C, antioxidants, as well as most of antiviral and antimicrobial agents. These nutrients can help you to fight or ward infections.