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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sea Moss?
Surprisingly, Sea Moss (aka Chondrus Crispus or Irish Moss) is not a moss! It's a type of seaweed superfood that spends its entire lifecycle soaking up the vitamins and nutrients nature has to offer, primarily in the Atlantic waters. Folks have been using it as a gel for thousands of years to fill gaps in their nutrition, treating ailments, as skin care, hair care, etc.
What can I use my Sea Moss for?
Sea Moss in it's gel or dried form can be used in many ways!
1. In foods to increase the nutrient content (smoothies, soups, baked goods, teas, etc.)
2. Face masks
3. Skin moisturizer
5. Shower gels
6. A vegan thickening agent
Is the Sea Moss made fresh to order?
Is your sea moss Organic?
What kind of Sea Moss do you sell?
We sell Chondrus Crispus, also known as Carrageen Moss, which grows along the Atlantic coasts.
How much Sea Moss should I take?
How should I store my Sea Moss?
How long is the Sea Moss good for?
It depends! The Gel Sea Moss lasts about 5 weeks, when refrigerated, because we do NOT use any harmful preservatives to extend the shelf-life. It can be frozen for later use for up to 6 months. If you take the recommended serving size daily, the jar should be finished in a little over 2 weeks.
Our Raw Sea Moss is good for 2 years, if stored in a cool, dry place.
Can I take the Sea Moss while pregnant?
Can I give Sea Moss to a child?
Can I take Sea Moss while taking Iodine medication? (For Thyroid)
Although some take Sea Moss as an alternative to traditional thyroid medication to treat low iodine levels, we do not recommend that you consume Sea Moss before consulting your healthcare provider.
How do I know if my Sea Moss is spoiled?
Our Sea Moss gel naturally has a mild salt water smell, but you will know when your Sea Moss is spoiled when it gets an abnormally pungent odor accompanied with mold.
Can I take Sea Moss if I am allergic to Shell Fish?
What is the difference between Gold and Purple Sea Moss?
How do I prepare dried Sea Moss?
- Wash 1oz of dry Sea Moss thoroughly to remove sand & debris.
- Put Sea Moss in a bowl with enough water to cover completely & leave to rest for 6-12 hrs.
- Drain Sea Moss & rinse again.
- Lightly cut up Sea Moss so it is easier on blender blades.
- Add Sea Moss & desired amount of water into blender & blend.
- Pour Sea Moss into sealed container & refrigerate for at least 2 hours before to allow gel to form.
- Use 2-3 tbsp in your favorite teas, smoothies, soups, etc.
Where is your sea moss from?
Our wild-harvested sea moss is sustainably sourced from the nutrient-rich Atlantic Ocean waters off the coast of Maine. We partner with local seaweed harvesters who hand-collect the sea moss using environmentally responsible, small-scale methods that protect the marine ecosystem. The harvesters only take what is needed, leaving plenty behind to regenerate naturally. This ensures a reliable supply of fresh, high-quality sea moss straight from the ocean to you.
What is the Elderberry Tonic used for?
Our potent Elderberry Tonic isn’t just a cold remedy, but a year round immune toner that is packed with wholesome antioxidants and vitamins that are known to strengthen the immune system. We recommend that it be consumed as is or in smoothies.
What is in the Elderberry Tonic?
The Elderberry Tonic consists of a blend of elderberry, hibiscus, licorice, wild cherry bark, marshmallow root, ginger root, elecampane, coltsfoot, elderflower, slippery elm, catnip, eucalyptus, cayenne pepper and honey.
How do I consume the Elderberry Tonic?
We recommend that you shake the jar well and consume 2 tablespoons a day for normal maintenance, and an entire shot (equivalent to 7-8 tablespoons) when sick.
What is the difference between the Elderberry Tonic you sell and the Elderberry Syrup in the stores?
- Our Elderberry Tonic includes all the immune strengthening properties the commercial syrups contain, WITHOUT the unnecessary sugar content.
- Our Elderberry Tonic includes includes catalyst herbs, in addition to the elderberry, all serving to boost the infection fighting, immune toning benefits.
Can children consume the Elderberry Tonic?
We have a Kid Friendly, honey-free Tonic available for any children 1 and up.
How should I store the Elderberry Tonic?
We recommend that you store the Elderberry Tonic in the refrigerator, as soon as you receive it.
Mango Body Butters
What is the texture of your Body Butter?
What is the melting point of the body butter?
The melting point of our butter is 85 degrees. It is best kept at room temperature. If for some reason it melts, it can still be used as is, but the whipped texted may be reduced to a more balmy one when it solidifies again.
How much should I use at a time?
How do I use the body scrubs?
Massage a handful of body scrub all over lightly damp skin, giving extra care to any dry or rough areas. Let sit for 1-2 minutes for more intensive moisturization. Rinse off. After bathing, apply the Two Niles Body Butter for extended skin hydration. Repeat every 1-2 times a week as needed.