It grows on the submerged rock in the Atlantic Ocean, Irish Coast, and New England - that speaks for itself - the sea has LOTS of trace minerals!!
It's mucilage 55 - 90 % pectin (the main ingredient in colon cleansers), an abundance of sulfur in the form of sulfates of sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. Also Phosphates, chlorides, iodides, and bromides.
An excellent laxative, nutrient - soothing on the mucous membrane, soothes the nervous system, great for bronchitis, diarrhea, kidney and bladder diseases - most health ailments benefit tremendously!!
Soak overnight in cold water, thoroughly rinse and wash AFTER soaking, blend 1:2 ration moss to water until smooth, put in airtight container and refrigerate. Use 2 TB daily (can add lemon juice for taste) or add several TB to your smoothies!