Starwest Botanicals Bulk Irish Moss C/S Organic - 1 lb. Starwest Botanicals Bulk Irish Moss C/S Organic is a curly red, purple, or yellow green plant which is found clinging to submerged rocks. This tough and stringy seaweed grows in tidal pools along the northern Atlantic. Chondrus crispus is harvested commercially to make carrageenan, a thickening agent for jellies, puddings, and soups, and is also a well-known traditional herbal remedy in Ireland. Did you know that this bushy seaweed, Chondrus crispus or Irish Moss, saved thousands of Irish from starvation during the potato famine of the mid-19th century. hondrus crispus is considered by some to be a nutritious and remarkable gift from the sea. Full of rich nutrients, Irish Moss is used by some herbalists to make a tonic for promoting a vibrant glow. Irish Moss is used for its mild laxative properties. The typical preparation of Irish Moss is as a powder used in a tea or tincture. Chondrus crispus is sometimes combined with cinnamon or licorice as a soothing remedy. Bulk dried herbs, spices and botanicals sourced from the best growers around the world are part of Starwest's hand-selected premium products. They are so confident in the superior quality of the dried herbs and spices they offer that every Starwest order comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Bulk dried herbs help to maintain a healthy lifestyle in many different ways. The vast selection of superior quality wholesale herbs from Starwest Botanicals meets these diverse needs. Their bulk herbs include a delectable choice of dried culinary herbs to spice up your favorite dishes, medicinal herbs, an extensive variety of craft herbs, therapeutic herbs and a comprehensive selection of Chinese herbs for all your tincture, supplement and daily nutritional needs. About Starwest Botanicals Starwest Botanicals started as a small retail herb shop in 1975 in Sacramento, California.