Seaweed has been cultivated As far back as 2700 BC, people in China farmed seaweed for human consumption and medicinal purposes. It was also widely used by the ancient Greeks, Irish, and the native peoples of Hawaii among others.
Seaweed contains a massive variety of health-promoting components. It is a rich source of essential minerals, including iodine, and is a treasure trove of antioxidants, nutrients, and fibres. it is also rich in vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, as well as omega-3 fatty acids and all the vital amino acids.
Active ingredients of seaweed have also been found to severely inhibit skin cancer cell growth and to be effective anti-viral agents.
Origin: Seribu Pulau, Indonesia.