Very rich in proteins (25% greater than in milk) as well as in vitamins A, B, C, D, E και Κ. Due to their excessive content of iodine and metal elements, as well as due to their high concentration of antibiotic substances, they are used exxtensively in bacteriology as well as alternative medicine.
GRACILARIA algae live in the deeper sea layers and range in length from 10-40 cm. Their color is determined by the amount of sunlight they receive.
They have an immediate effect as to the release of fatty toxins, and they also improve blood circulation and aid in the removal of waste substances and toxins from the body. Very noticable lipo reduction effect. Used extensively in face and body therapies.