Dried organic Irish leaf carrageen moss (seaweed) is a natural wild food, gathered sustainably in summer time and dried. It is a well-known speciality ingredient, medicinal cure and health food. Carrageen is a good plant source of protein, Vitamins and minerals. This traditional coastal food is used as a plant based alternative to gelatine in sweet and savoury cooking.
It is also used to cure coughs and as a decongestant in the form of a drink.
Carrageen (Chondrus crispus) It is not to be confused with carrageenan, a commercially produced extract from seaweed, used in industrial food production as a thickening agent.
- Product of Ireland