Exotic Sea Moss

Learn How to Create Delicious and Nutritious Sea Moss Gel

Sea moss gel with raspberry powder

Sea moss or Irish sea moss is a superfood with amazing benefits for overall health. Creating sea moss gel can be done quickly and easily. Irish moss can be used in various ways – from smoothies to skin care! 

This blog post provides an easy to follow step-by-step guide so that you can start experiencing the great advantages sea moss gel!

What is Sea Moss?

Irish sea moss, scientifically known as Chondrus Crispus, is a bright red algae found in the coastal regions of the Caribbean Islands, North America and Europe. Sea moss has recently become popular as a result of Dr. Sebi’s health advice. People look to it for its healing benefits and its touted advantages in promoting wellness.

Sea moss is a type of seaweed/algae that comes in a variety of forms. The three most prominent varieties are Chondrus Crispus, Genus Gracilaria, and Eucheuma Cottonii.

Sea Moss Benefits

Sea moss is packed with beneficial nutrients, such as amino acids, vitamin C, vitamin A, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and various minerals. This nutritional supplement is rich in essential minerals such as zinc, iodine, iron, and many more – 92 out of 102 minerals our body needs!

Sea Moss is becoming a popular choice for skin treatments, thanks to its high nourishment of vitamins and minerals. When applied directly to the skin, it can help treat eczema, psoriasis and acne. Therefore, Sea moss has become an invaluable resource that provides many skincare benefits.

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Sea moss is an amazing source of vitamins & minerals here are a few:




Vitamins A, K, and E




Irish sea moss in front of a tree

How to Prepare Sea Moss

When dealing with sea moss, it’s important to take proper care when cleaning it. Remove any debris or dirt particles, and make sure your hands are clean to avoid contamination. Use filtered, spring or alkaline water for the cleaning process – tap water should not be used.

Soak for 12-24 Hours

To cleanse sea moss, first put it into a large bowl and then submerge it in filtered, alkaline or spring water. Make sure all the pieces of sea moss are completely submerged. Prepare sea moss to make gel, it should be soaked in water for at least 12-24 hours, preferably at room temperature. Keeping the sea moss covered is important, and it doesn’t need to be stored or soaked in the refrigerator.

Once the sea moss has been fully soaked, it is ready for use. You can either keep it in its original state or transform it into a gel form, which many prefer due to its texture and consistency.

How to Make Sea Moss Gel (Sea Moss Gel Recipe)

Dry vs soaked sea moss

After soaking your sea moss, remove it from the water and place it on a clean, dry plate. Don’t throw away the liquid as this is now filled with nutrients from the moss and can be used to make a healthy gel.

It’s recommended to discard your water and choose spring water or alkaline water instead if it contains a lot of debris or is cloudy. This will help you get the best result when making sea moss gel.

To prepare the sea moss gel, it is best to start by adding it to a high-powered blender, along with water – starting with 1 cup and then gradually increasing depending on the desired consistency you are aiming for.

Blend until all ingredients are combined and a smooth, creamy consistency is achieved, this should take between 1-3 minutes. Once completed, store the Sea moss mixture in an airtight container in the fridge for a minimum of two hours – as it will thicken during that time.

How to store and how long does sea moss last?

Sea moss gel can be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to one month. Freezing it can extend its life further, with the cubes able to be kept up to 3 months. You can put them into an ice-cube tray and use them later in your smoothies whenever you need it.

Unsoaked and raw dry sea moss can be kept in an airtight container stored in a cool, dark environment for up to one year.

Different ways to use sea moss gel

One of the reasons every body is so fond of sea moss is that it has virtually no taste when added to other items like foods or drinks. This makes it incredibly versatile, enabling you to include sea moss in a range of dishes.

Try using sea moss gel in your:

Smoothie (bowl)


Face mask

Hair mask



Salad dressing

To replace a thickening agent in cooking

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