- Lunar/Water Magic
Irish Moss is also known as Sea Moss, Carrageenan, Pearl Moss.
Despite the name, Irish Moss is a type of seaweed and is an excellent luck herb. Carry it in your pockets or strew it beneath the rugs to ensure a steady flow of money. Stuff it into sachets or poppets for luck spells, or add to incense to increase the strength of luck, money, and prosperity spells. Toss a sachet of the dried herb into your luggage to keep you safe while traveling. Sprinkle an infusion of the herb around a place of business to attract customers.
Practical/Medicinal Uses of Irish Moss
Carrageenan, a seaweed gum processed from Irish Moss, is used as a thickener, binder, stabilizer, or emulsifier in various products. You can also use it to treat bronchitis and the common cold and inflammations in the stomach. There are very few health warnings related to commercially available preparations of this herb, and food-grade carrageenan is considered entirely safe.
Irish Moss contains 92 out of the 102 minerals that the human body requires. Irish Moss has been used for treating soar throats and chronic dry lungs. Irish Moss has anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties.
Irish Moss could be used in lotions and creams to assist the body in healing skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Irish Moss can be used to help treat acne and dandruff. Irish Moss can help to assist the liver by detoxifying, studies show it may help to treat liver damage. Irish Moss can be a boost to your immune system. Irish Moss has shown to help prevent erectile dysfunction and overall sexual health.
Due to the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties Irish Moss is helpful in treating arthritis, asthma, and some cancers.