In the early 20th century scientists discovered a clear similarity between our blood plasma and sea water. In their respective compositions and concentrations, it is known that our body requires certain Trace elements, Vitamins and Minerals which are vital for our health and well being.
All of the aforementioned can be found in marine Algae, which are the main active ingredients in RÍ NA MARA skin and body care range.
The greatest diversity of seaweed in Ireland is found on the West coast and the Aran Islands. RÍ NA MARA insist sustainable harvesting techniques are practised which consist of cutting only the upper section of seaweed species, leaving the lower intact to quickly regenerate.
Most popular seaweed in Ireland
|ENGISH ||GAELIGE |
|LAMINARIA DIGITATA LEATHRACH ||FUCUS VESICULOSUS BLADDERWRACK |
|FUCUS SERRATUS DULAMÁN ||ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM FEAMAINN BHUÍ |
|CHONDRUS CRISPUS CARRAGEEN MOSS ||PALMARIA PALMATA DILLISK |
Seaweed has been part of Irish legend for hundreds of years, renowned for its life-enhancing benefits that make us all look and feel better.
The Monks of St. Columbus ate and cooked with seaweed in the ninth century and offered it as a gift to visitors.
The famous Pirate Queen "Grace O'Malley" from the West of Ireland would bathe in seaweed following her many successful battles at sea.