Carrageenan

What other names is Carrageenan known by?

Algas, Algue Rouge Marine, Carrageen, Carrageenin, Carragenano, Carragenina, Carragheenan, Carraghénane, Carraghénine, Chondrus crispus, Chondrus Extract, Euchema species, Extrait de Mousse d'Irlande, Galgarine, Gigartina chamissoi, Gigartina mamillosa, Gigartina skottsbergii, Irish Moss Algae, Irish Moss Extract, Mousse d'Irlande, Red Marine Algae.

What is Carrageenan?

Carrageenan is made from parts of various red algae or seaweeds and is used for medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Cough, bronchitis, tuberculosis, weight loss, laxative, peptic ulcers, and intestinal problems.

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