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Gigartina Sea Chicory – Medicinal History

Dry, it looks like tumble weed - but fresh or re-hydrated, it's like little bits of lace Sea Chicory's colour is varied: dark green, violet green, maroon, coral or red. Its shape and size vary as much as its colour. The specie that we have is endemic to the South-eastern Pacific, nearby the coasts of…
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Which Seaweed should I eat ?

Best seaweed to buy / which one you should eat depends on a few factors: the culinary application, the sensory experience and also the nutritional needs.

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RED SEAWEEDS – Nutritional Benefits & Quick Applications

Red seaweeds are the oldest & largest group of algae with over 6000 species worldwide (roughly 570 species of found along the NZ coast).  Their distinctive colour pigments allow them to survive at great depths. They vary greatly in size, shape and ecosystem, and despite their name, their colour ranges from pink through to crimson,…
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