Our red marine algae extract from Gigartina skottsbergii, rich in κ-carrageenan, is standardized to ≥ 70% polysaccharides and ≥ 20% natural sulfates, guaranteeing that most polysaccharides are sulfated.
Scientific publications indicate immunostimulatory activity, reduced inflammation and reduced degeneration of cartilage, making the extract ideal for immune & joint health applications.
Carlucci, MJ., et al. Antiherpetic and Anticoagulant Properties of Carrageenans from the Red Seaweed Gigartina skottsbergii and their Cyclized Derivatives: Correlation Between Structure and Biological Activity. Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 20 (97): 97–105 (1997).