January 1, 2019
Nature’s Ingredient Benefit (NIB) Spotlight this month is focused on Seaweed.
The word seaweed is so-commonly used, yet to refer to this powerful marine algae as “weeds” is very far from the truth. Seaweed is essential to innumerable marine creatures, both as food and as habitat and they also provide numerous benefits to mankind.
Seaweeds assimilate minerals directly from the sea and are thought to be the single most nutritious food that you can eat. Rich in trace elements, vitamins and fiber, many of them frequently contain more protein than meat and more calcium than milk. Spirulina, for example, is an incredible source of high-quality protein.
Many seaweeds contain anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial constituents. Their known medicinal effects have been used for thousands of years by the ancient Romans and Egyptians. Here at Alise Body Care, we use a variety of seaweeds:
To enjoy the benefits of seaweed, you can either consume it, soak in it or apply it to the skin via a facial mask.
Read about the benefits of Seaweed Masks here.
OUR PRODUCTS CONTAINING SEAWEED
Updated August 2020, Originally written by Lisa Scheerer, CEO and Creative Alchemist of Not The Same dba Alise Body Care January 1, 2019