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algotherapy

Seaweed care, a true health concentrate , is a must for thalassotherapy . This care is grouped under the term of algotherapy.

Where do the seaweeds benefit?

Algae have this ability to retain the elements of seawater, such as filters. In addition to their high concentration of mineral elements (iodine, calcium, potassium, magnesium, copper, zinc, iron, cobalt, phosphorus, fluorine), they also contain vitamins, amino acids, chlorophyll, carbohydrates, fats, mucilages ... So many riches that give them real antibacterial and antiviral properties.

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With each seaweed its benefits

Thanks to algotherapy, algae have a lot to offer us, both therapeutically and cosmetically: they promote muscle relaxation, eliminate toxins by sweating, remineralize the body, cleanse the skin.

Each type of seaweed retains different elements of the sea: some will absorb more sodium, others iron, magnesium ... The benefits of algae vary depending on this composition.

Thus laminaria, extremely rich in minerals and trace elements, have a decontracting action, analgesic and detoxifying. Fucus vesiculosus has the peculiarity of triggering significant sweating on contact with the skin, which promotes the elimination of toxins. Rich in iodine, this seaweed also has slimming properties. Finally, spirulina, rich in pure protein and essential fatty acids, nourishes the skin and restores suppleness and elasticity. But this is only a small overview: the list of algae and their benefits is long!

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