Tamil Name – வெள்ளை கடற்பாசி – Vellai Kadal Paasi
Hindi Name – समुद्री सिवार – samudree sivaar
Malayalam Name – കടല്പ്പോച്ച – katalppeacca
Telugu Name – సముద్రపు పాచి – Samudrapu paci
Kannada Name – ಕಡಲಕಳೆ – Kaḍalakaḷe
Seaweeds have agents that can fight against and that may also prove useful in curing tumors and other cancer conditions like colon cancer and leukemia.
Seaweed has rich iodine, it absorbs it in large amounts from the seawater. Iodine is an essential nutrient needed for all age groups for proper growth. Scientific research has said that edible seaweed possesses anti-obesity effects.
Their mild laxative effect is quite useful in maintaining healthy digestion. Seaweed extracts have treated as the best preventative effect in the growth of dental cavities.
Due to the presence of phycosaccharide, it has a lot of anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory actions. It can also reduce sebum or oil production and thus prevent acne.
Seaweeds are rich in minerals, vitamins, amino acids that moisturize the skin and help to retain water on the skin surface. Hydrocolloids present in the seaweed hydrate and add glow to the skin. Increased levels of free radicals can cause severe damage to the skin but Seaweeds possess has is a great antioxidant so there’s nothing to worry about.