Irish Moss

Call To Further Explore Potential of Super Seaweed Condrus Crispus Stackhouse

The red alga Chondrus crispus Stackhouse, more commonly known as Irish moss can be found along the coasts of the north Atlantic Ocean. A versatile organism, it can be used for a variety of purposes including the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry.  But despite being a vital source of food ingredients for thousands of years, very …

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A Deep Dive Into The Complexities And Usages Of Irish Moss Extract

Irish Moss extract or carrageen is a jelly-like substance obtained from the red alga Chondrus crispus. The water-soluble extract is a mixed salt sulfate ester of the polysaccharide complex, composed principally of D-galactopyranose and some L-galactose units, 2-ketoglu-conic acid units, and nonreducing sugar units. It is commonly used as a thickening agent in many household …

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