Rock weed is a sea vegetable belonging to the green marine algae family. Organic rock weed is a tough green plant which lives in tide pools and is harvested off the coast of Maine. Rock weed contains rich amounts of bio available chlorophyll and resembles string beans.
The benefits of rock weed range from cancer prevention to better hair, skin and nails. Rock weed has a unique aroma. Organic rock weed is used worldwide in soups and as a garnish. Rock weed has a unique aroma and is best used in a dry, raw powder form. When rock weed is cooked, it turns brown and develops a slightly bitter taste.
The delicate nature of rock weed makes is difficult to harvest. Rock weed harvesting takes place off the coast of Maine in the spring, and can be a daunting and even dangerous task. Pounding surf in the rock weed collection area tend to put harvesters at risk.
Our organic rock weed is very high in iron and protein (similar to dulse). Other benefits of rock weed include high trace marine mineral contents, including iodine, aluminum, manganese and nickel. Rock weed provides considerable amounts of dietary fiber (31%). Since our sea veggies are low temp dried in the sun, rock weed enzymes remain active.
Potent Sea ensures the highest quality and processing for organic rock weed, a unique and healthy sea vegetable.
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