Seavegetable Utilisation in Thalassotherapy & Cosmetics

Content by Great SeaVegetables (2001) c/o

The sea vegetables are used as providers of nutrients and protecting agents. The use of sea vegetables conveys positive associations having to do with their being "marine", "fresh", "clean", "pure", "natural", etc.

Sea vegetables actively concentrate some of the elements present in the seawater. They are generally used at levels ranging from 0.2 % to 100 %. Sea vegetables are often used for their nutrients:

  >> Minerals:  Na, Ca, Mg, K, Cl, S & P
>> Oligo-elements:  I, Fe, Cu, Zn, Mo, Se, F, Mn, B, Ni & Co
>> Vitamins:  A, B complex (B1, B2, B5, B6, B12, Niacin & Folic Acid), C, E, & K
>> Amino Acids, Anti-Radical Groups, Aromatic compounds, etc.

Sea vegetables are also used for their texturizing properties (e.g. Gelling, viscosifying, suspending and hydrating action). Some examples of applications are:

>> REGIMENS:  Hot or Cold Wraps, Masks, Peels, Scrubs, Massages & Baths
>> TREATMENTS FOR:  Full body, face, shoulders, hand, legs, scalp & hair
>> FOR THE RELIEF OF:  Cellulite, Rheumatism, Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Stress & Hypertension
>> TO ACHIEVE:  Sliming, Metabolic Energizer, Elimination of Toxins. Anti-Aging, Skin Toning, Stimulated circulation, etc.
>> AVAILABLE AS:  Fresh whole, Dried [Flakes, Granules or Powder] & liquid extracts
>> INCLUDED AS INGREDIENTS IN: Gels, Creams, Milks, Lotions, Shampoos, Soaps, etc.

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