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Chondrus Crispus and Mastocarpus Stellatus

All edible seaweed has many nutrients and when combined is when the mineral count is boosted. Dr. Sebi talked about Chondrus Crispus

mentioning the little purple one that does not really expand. He also showed Gracilaria and called it Chondrus Crispus saying how it grows to a much larger size and it does. Gracilaria is what looks like rhizomes or ropes. It can be red, purple, and almost black it’s an algae as well.

Mostly what people see is the sandy gold-tone variety of gracilaria spp and that's what Dr. Sebi held up mentioning how it expands. In his powdered compound, he uses Chondrus Crispus along with Bladderwrack.

Gracilaria is the seaweed that Dr.Sebi always showed. However, It's not the same as Chondrus crispus but it too is full of nutrients. It's simply not what he used in the bromide plus.

Gracilaris does not taste the same as Chondrus crispus but it is good for human consumption as research has proven for lungs, herpes, and more. It is quite high in minerals as well.

"Nutrient Composition of Dried Seaweed Gracilaria gracilis" not to confused with Jamaican seamoss Gracilaria spp. This is Indonesian algae etc.

Let the seamoss sit in water so some of the mucilage is extracted then drink the water. Boil the seaweed then blend it to make a gel-like substance.


What is the Difference Between Irish Moss Carrageenan and Carrageenan Extract?

Carrageenan extract is chemically processed, whereas Irish Moss carrageenan is natural. Because carrageenan extract is a processed food, it loses its natural nutrients, therefore is not the same as Irish Moss carrageenan. During the process of manufacturing carrageenan extract, cellulose is removed, and what’s added is 5% – 8% potassium.

What Other Health Benefits Does Irish Moss Have?

  • It’s antioxidant-rich

  • It has anti-viral properties

  • It’s a good source of iodine

  • It contains 15 of the 18 essential nutrients that make up our bodies which is like 92%.

"Cartilage. A B C D different forms of Chondrus crispus Lyngb .; E F forms of Gigartina mamillosa Ag., Natural. Size; 1 longitudinal section through a flap with capsule fruit from Gigartina mamillosa, enlarged; 2 Cross-section through a fructifying flap of the thallus from Chondrus crispus, desgl .; 3 part of such a cross-section with a part of the cystocarpes, etc.; 4 of the like, very much enlarged. Public Domainview terms File:Chondrus crispus - Köhler–s Medizinal-Pflanzen-034.jpg Created: 1 January 1897"

There is also what’s called mastocarpus stellatus, which looks similar to the Chondrus crispus also known as the fake Irish moss. It is a beautiful purple seaweed the size of the Chondrus crispus. Carrageenans are extracted from these and other red food grade algae and used commercially. Read here on the process in which makes it rather toxic due to commercial extraction for use in nut milk etc... Otherwise, mastocarpus is safe to eat along with Chondrus crispus. Read abstracts on edible algae .

Image credit By Luis Fernández García - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

Mastocarpus Mamillosa

Image- By Pierre-Louis Crouan (1798-1871) & Hippolyte-Marie Crouan (1802-1871) - Alguier des frères Crouan, Université de Bourgogne, Public Domain,

How I clean my Chondrus crispus and what to look for. How to make a seamoss gel. I used this for fibroids as well and many other seaweeds. This is an edited excerpt from Fibroid Diary #5, posted 11/4.


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