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seaweed

(sē′wēd′)
n.
1. Any of numerous marine algae, such as a kelp, rockweed, or gulfweed.
2. A mass of such algae.

Sargassam

Chinese medicine
A genus of brown seaweed harvested from coastal waters which is a diuretic; it is used for thyroid conditions, to reduce phlegm, and for hernia-related and testicular pain. Some data suggest that sargassam may lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and have antifungal activity.

seaweed

sea plants harvested for livestock feed; claimed to be a rich source of minerals and vitamins. When fed to laying hens may discolor yolks.
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Agar is a functional analog of pectin in the cell wall matrices of red algae.
In contrast, coralline red algae communities become dominant, as most phototrophic carbonate producers thrive in shallow marine environments [49], especially through Early Miocene to Tortonian [14].
To allow juvenile abalone access to a variety of red algae species in the nursery system, techniques need to be developed to seed the vertical plates with red algae.
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It won't remove fat per se, however, it will improve your skin's appearance and elasticity, thanks to ingredi- ents including brown seaweed, rock samphire, red algae and caffeine, renowned for its firming effects.
Clay is a big skin trend at the moment, and there are three "spa in a jar" options to try - green eucalyptus for purifying, black charcoal for brightening and, our fave of the lot, red algae for smoothing.
Clay is a big skin trend at the moment, and there are three 'spa in a jar' options to try: green eucalyptus for purifying, black charcoal for brightening and our fave of the lot, red algae for smoothing.