Traditionally consumed as a sea vegetable, red marine algae is celebrated for its health benefits.
Our red marine algae extract from Gigartina skottsbergii is rich in carrageenans and sulfated polysaccharids including fucoidan and is standardized to over 30% total polysaccharides.
Publications indicate neuroprotection, reduced inflammation and degeneration of cartilage, improved sports performance, anti-fatigue activity, prevention of obesity, immune stimulatory activity.
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).