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What is Tea Moss?

Tea Moss Shop is the name of our company. We decided upon Tea Moss Shop because we create and offer herbal infusions that are generally associated with Tea which is essentially herbs infused in liquid for it's health benefits. The basis of our products is Sea Moss. We import our Sea Moss directly from St. Lucia and create products the you love with your health and well being in mind.

What is Sea Moss?

Sea Moss is a sea algae, often described as a type of red algae. There are many species of sea algae and Irish Moss that are described as Sea Moss.


The species we currently use is Euchema Cottini. We work directly with our supplier to ensure the best quality Sea Moss is selected from the ocean to your body. 

Sea Moss is said to contain 92 of the 102 vitamins, minerals and elements the body is comprised of. Sea Moss is highly nutritious and contains many minerals and lubricating properties for the glands and joints. It is soaked and cleaned to produce the gels we consume.

Sea moss does not have much of a taste, which helps it blend will with a multitude of drinks and dishes. Ancient Irish medicine, and different countries around the world have used Sea Moss for centuries for treating people for severe medical conditions like tuberculosis, and pneumonia. Sea Moss is anti-viral and known for use to treat and prevent viral infections, and illnesses, and can be taken daily to aid in optimal health. 

Sea Moss is great for reducing

inflammation, lubricating joints and aid in autoimmune deficiencies.  

Sea moss has 92 of 102 minerals our body produce and need! This sea moss is the dried (but still pliable and moist from sea salt.) Sea moss is a red algae species. It is highly nutritious, containing many minerals and lubricating properties for the glands and joints. This seaweed is usually soaked and used like a gel. It does not have much taste or color, which helps it to blend well with all types of dishes. The ancient Irish folklore medicine used this moss for treating people from several medical conditions like tuberculosis and pneumonia. It is also rich in anti-viral properties that help in treating viral infections and illnesses. Sea moss is a wonderful addition to the diet, several times a week or even daily, to strengthen ligaments and joints and to counteract the musculoskeletal effects of Lyme. Did you know Sea moss helps with PCOS? In Jamaica, a special Sea moss drink called the "Love Potion" is used to help couples conceived!


Sea Moss:


1. Relieves Anemia


When the oxygen circulated in your body becomes very low, it results in low hemoglobin levels and a decrease in red blood cells. Sea moss combats anemia by preventing iron deficiency and maintaining the red blood cells as well as the hemoglobin count. This in turn, promotes the immunity level and improves the functions of the brain.


2. Source of Energy


The iron content of Irish moss helps in quick transportation of oxygen to your body cells. It also aids in promoting the metabolic enzyme process, which is important for absorbing the nutrients and promotes the digestion of proteins in food. This helps in improving concentration and muscle strength by offering instant energy to your body.


3. Treats Thyroid Disorders


Sea Moss has an abundant amount of DI-Iodothyronine, which gets broken down by T3 that makes it an apt choice for treating the thyroid gland. T3 and T4 in the form of iodine compounds are organically found in Sea Moss. It also has iodine in concentrated form, which fuels the functions of the thyroid gland. Sea Moss also has a huge amount of selenium that helps in producing the thyroid hormone and promotes the function of thyroid improving your metabolism and aiding in quick weight loss.


4. Relieves Respiratory Problems


Irish moss has the ability to relieve all the symptoms associated with flu and colds, which makes it a good choice for your winter soups. Being a potent source of potassium chloride, Sea Moss dissolves the catarrhs or the phlegm and inflammation of the mucous membrane to prevent congestion.

It also has antiviral agents and antimicrobial properties that help in getting rid of all kinds of infections. It improves the immune system. It also prevents several infections like flu, sore throat, chest coughs, bronchitis, tuberculosis, pneumonia and much more.


5. Boosts Mental Health


Sea moss has high amounts of potassium, essential for the smooth functioning of your body cells. Your body cannot conserve potassium, it is important for you to add Sea Moss in your diet to promote your mental functions and behavior. It also aids in relief from anxiety disorders, depression, fibromyalgia, agitation, and moodiness.


Irish moss also has Algin, which is a phytonutrient with an impressive therapeutic value that helps it to perform like a heavy metal detoxifying agent. This ingredient in the Sea Moss helps in removing the heavy metal residue from your body tissues.


6. Promotes Recovery


Irish moss can strengthen the connective tissues. This helps in faster recovery after a strenuous workout session or from surgeries, invasive procedures, and serious injuries. Sea Moss has several minerals and vitamins to help you recover from illnesses and diseases quickly by replenishing and supporting the immune system.


7. Improves Skin Health


The cosmetic industry considers Irish moss a wonder ingredient. It can help in preventing skin inflammation, varicose veins, dysentery, and halitosis. It is also known as a skin protector and softer, which works by nourishing the skin by maintaining its hydration level. The sea moss also repairs the skin from various issues like rashes, psoriasis, and eczema.


Using Irish moss as a beverage or as a topical application will provide an excellent hydration effect in the long term. This sea algae also protects the moisture inside the cellular walls to prevent it from drying. It is rich in sodium and can give you a facelift when you apply the gel directly onto skin.


8. Aids In Quick Digestion


Irish moss has rich fiber that makes it a mild and useful laxative. It can also soothe the tissues that are inflamed in the intestinal walls to offer good relief for all kinds of disorders. The demulcent properties aid in soothing the digestive tract mucous membranes. It also eases vomiting, gastritis, indigestion, dyspepsia, heartburn, and nausea.



9. Helps in Weight Loss


Regular consumption of Irish moss may help in keeping obesity at bay. Being a low-calorie food item and rich in nutrients, it can make a great choice for all weight loss programs. Its prowess to absorb moisture, improves volume and fills the intestinal tract with its bulk material, thereby offering a fuller feeling to prevent you from binge eating and snacking.


It also helps in eliminating waste by passing it along the gastrointestinal tract. The rich iodine content in it accelerates the thyroid function, energy, which helps to promotes weight loss.


10. Prevents Radiation Poisoning


The iodine content found in Irish moss helps in curbing the side effects of radiation therapy. It can be used in the diet of cancer patients to provide better relief. It also aids in the recovery from cancer and poisoning caused by radiation.


Sea Moss can absorb the toxic substances from the bowel and help eliminate radiation poisoning by flushing it out of your system.


11. Consuming Sea Moss Supports a Healthy Heart


Did you know that Sea Moss is a reliable source of vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids? A short list of these include:


Folic acid

Potassium

Vitamin D

Magnesium, and

Omega-3 Fatty Acids



Sea Moss is a powerhouse when it comes to supporting heart health. Regular intake can help boost blood flow and improved circulation, which helps to control and regulate blood pressure, build stronger blood vessels and aid in slowing their deterioration.

Increasing oxygen saturation in the blood is critical for a healthy body all around, by reducing the buildup of bad cholesterol that can result in clogged blood vessels.

All key components to the reduction of the risks associated with heart disease.


12. Sea moss for a Post Workout Recovery


Sea moss is made up of collagen proteins which strengthen and repairs the connective tissues. The anti-inflammatory properties of Sea Moss help the body recover quickly after a workout.


No matter what your fitness level is, from beginner to professional athlete, Irish moss provides many benefits. It provides post work out recovery to replace the minerals that you need to perform your activities. If you experience joint and or muscle pain, it will also provide relief and lubricate the joints.


From a fitness perspective, a plant-based diet does not mean that you’ll not acquire muscle tone, mass, and definition. Sea moss is a great addition to any Vegan diet and can help you on your journey to health, wellness, and getting ripped!


13. Sea Moss promotes healthy sexual function- Due to the generous amount of zinc and other minerals that are vital for reproductive function and health, Sea Moss is great for anyone who desires an increased sex drive. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, Sea Moss promotes circulation throughout the entire body especially our reproductive organs. For males who are experiencing difficulty with sex related drive, stamina, erection, and other abnormalities, you should consider consuming Sea Moss regularly. For females who are experiencing a lack in desire, painful sexual experience due to dryness, feminine irritation, and anything else related to this particular topic, then a regular dose of sea moss may improve this situation. Sea Moss also aids in fertility!

What are the payment options?

Our payment option is set up through the Stripe credit card platform. You can place your orders with ease knowing that secure payment options will protect you and your personal information.

How long will it take to receive my order?

The process for preparing and making our products can take 2 to 3 days. If we already have Sea Moss that has been prepped for production, this timeframe may be shorter. When you place your order, we will send confirmation of an estimated time for completion and confirm pickup/delivery once your order is completed.

Do you offer gift cards?

As a matter of fact, yes we do! You can order a digital gift card directly from the website to be delivered electronically to your friends, family, coworkers and anyone else you feel like blessing with the gift of health and wellness!

How do I store and use my gels, drinks, and Tea Moss Shop products? 

Sea Moss is a perishable product. It must be kept cold and stored in either the refrigerator or the freezer if not consumed immediately to ensure safe consumption.

A rule of thumb when storing your sea moss is to keep it in the back of your refrigerator or freezer, never in the front or in the door. This can cause temperature fluctuation and compromise freshness. 

Sea Moss is very versatile and can be consumed in a variety of ways. It is recommended to take 1-2 Tablespoons per day for our Plain and Tea Infused gels, 8 - 12 Ounces per day for drinks. Any Sea Moss Fruit Infusion, 2-4 Tablespoons are recommended per day.


Our gels and drinks can be added to tea, smoothies, blended into drinks and cocktails, melted into soups and recipes like baked goods and porridges. We have family members that stir it into oatmeal and spread it on toast. Sea Moss is a thickening agent so adding it to vegan recipes can be a game changer! Whether using our plain gels or fruit infusions, we are confident that your creativity and our quality products will be an inspiration for delicious, healthy food options.

Our plain gels can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 to 4 weeks. Frozen for up to 6 months.

Any fruit or tea infusions should be consumed within a week and a half to two weeks to ensure freshness. Frozen up to 3 months.

Our drinks can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks and frozen for up to 6 months. 

Please don't hesitate to reach out to us with any questions. We will be regularly updating our site and social media to provide food and drink inspiration. We would also love to see what you create with your orders! #teamossshop #wheresthetea when you post on social media so we can share and grow  as a community!

What is your return policy?

The integrity of our Tea Moss Shop products is incredibly important to us! If you encounter an issue or concern with your product, we are more than happy to replace or provide you with a credit for your purchase. Please make sure that you follow our refrigeration/freezer guidelines to the ensure safe, fresh and effectiveness of our products. As a rule of thumb, Sea Moss gels, and drinks are perishable and do require refrigeration/freezer storage.

Please store our sea moss products in the back of your refrigerator or freezer to maintain consistent temperatures. Storing in the door will cause temperature fluctuation so we don't recommend keeping your Tea Moss Shop products in your refrigerator/freezer door.

Our Plain Gels can be stored in the back of the fridge for up to 3 weeks. 3 months in the freezer. 

Fruit infusions, because they contain fresh fruit should not be kept longer than 1/5 to  2 weeks in the refrigerator. 3 months in the freezer,

Sea Moss Infused Water and Drinks can be refrigerated up to 3 weeks, frozen for up to 6 months. 

If you encounter an issue with any of our products, please reach out to us immediately so that we can ensure you receive the best service we have to offer!

Are your products available in restaurants or stores? 

We are currently seeking and forming partnerships with local businesses and retail locations.


Starting June 6, 2022, our drink pouches and 1/2 gallon jugs will be available to purchase at Lil Red's Jamaican BBQ and Soul Cuisine! Located at 4225 Ranier Avenue South, Seattle WA 98118. Their hours of operation are Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. 

We encourage you to check them out and experience their incredible food and order our incredible Sea Moss Infused Drinks!

It takes a community to grow as a small business. If you know of any businesses that you believe we should have our products in, please send us an email info@teamossshop.com. We are incredibly grateful for any information and your support towards our success.

Do you deliver? Where can I pick up my order? 

We do deliver within and outside of the Greater Seattle Area. Our delivery fees range from $5 - $25.

We make our products fresh to order. Upon completion of your order, we will contact you with delivery time/day. If you are not available we will make 1 additional attempt to contact you to coordinate a time/day for delivery. After this, you have 1 option for pickup before your order is considered forfeited. 

Orders can be picked up at our South Everett location. 

We also have drinks available for purchase at Lil Red Jamaican BBQ & Soul Cuisine in Seattle beginning July 6, 2022. Purchases can be made there directly, there will be inventory in stock for our pouches and 1/2 gallon jugs. 

Stay tuned! More locations to come!