SEAWEED INFORMATION

 IRISH ORGANICS NATURAL COSMETICS

The sea is a source of beauty for your skin, in the early 20th century scientists discovered a clear similarity between our blood plasma and sea water, in their respective compositions and concentrations, it is known that our body requires certain Trace elements, Vitamins and Minerals which are vital for our health and well being.
All of the aforementioned can be found in marine Algae, which are the main active ingredients in Irish Organics skin and body care range.
The greatest diversity of seaweed in Ireland is found on the West coast and the Aran Islands. Irish Organics insist sustainable harvesting techniques are practiced which consist of cutting only the upper section of seaweed species and leaving lower intact to regenerate quickly.

Most popular seaweed in Ireland  :

ENGLISH

GAELIGE

LAMINARIA DIGITATA
LEATHRACH
        FUCUS VESICULOSUS
        BLADDERWRACK
FUCUS SERRATUS
DULAMÁN
        ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM
        FEAMAINN BHUÍ
CHONDRUS CRISPUS
CARRAGEEN MOSS
        PALMARIA PALMATA
        DILLISK

 

The Monks of ST. Columbus ate and cooked with seaweed in the ninth century and offered it as a gift to visitors.
The famous Pirate Queen ” Grace O’Malley ” from the West of Ireland would bathe in seaweed following her many successful battles at sea.

Seaweed has been part of Irish legend for hundreds of years, renowned for its life-enhancing benefits that make us all look and feel better.