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Medicinal Properties of Irish Moss

By Anthony Langstone, courtesy of New Land Magazine During the potato famine of 19th century Ireland, Irish moss saved thousands of people from starvation. Also known as carrageen moss (meaning moss of the rock in Irish), it is named after the coastal town of Carragheen in southeastern Ireland. It is also found on the northern ...

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Seaweed along the waterline at the beach.