The science behind OceanMist and

Thalassotherapy

Julia Kubanek, associate professor in the Georgia Tech School of Biology, describes research into antifungal compounds found on the surfaces of tropical seaweed collected in the Fiji Islands. The compounds may have possible applications for treating malaria.

OceanMist source a specific species of red algae directly from the oceans of Vanuatu

Callophycus Serratus

Seaweed May be Source of New Antimalarial Drug

Thalassotherapy is the therapeutic use of the seawater, marine products like algae, seaweed, and marine mud, and even the marine climate to promote health, wellness and beauty. The name comes from the Greek words thalassa (“the sea”) and therapia (“treat”), coined by Frenchman Dr. Jacques de la Bonnardière in the 1860s.

Thalassotherapy has been used by indigenous peoples around the globe for centuries

In Korea

In Korea, women learn the connection between the amniotic fluid that surrounds the growing baby and ocean water. After child-birth it is tradition for the mother-in-law to prepare seaweed soup, known as ‘Mi-yuk Gook’ for the new mother who eats this 3X day for 100 days to replenish the nutrients lost during gestation. Normally prepared with a mild tasting brown kelp known as Alaria or Wakame, it’s delicious.

In Japan

The Japanese Island of Okinawa its people live a long & healthy life, more people live to 100 years per capita than anywhere else in the world .
They have less cancer less heart disease less arthritis.
There secret may be marine algae most of them farm marine algae on the beaches. Typically they place ropes or wooden boards in the water to start the algae off & then move it to there own private part of the beach & grow there own marine algae .

In Pakistan & India

The Hunza people of northern Pakistan & northern India who live in the mountains live a remarkable healthy life. They grow their own food with glacier water from high up in the mountains. This water is known as mother’s milk its white in colour & an analysis of it shows it contains huge amounts of nutrients, (ie) calcium and magnesium.

The principle behind thalassotherapy is that repeated immersion in warm seawater, marine mud, and protein-rich algae helps restore the body’s natural chemical balance. Seawater and human plasma are very similar in terms of mineral content, a fact that was discovered by another Frenchman, Rene Quinton. When immersed in warm seawater, the body absorbs the minerals it needs — trace elements of magnesium, potassium, calcium, sodium and iodine — through the skin.

Wikipedia

Thalassotherapy (from the Greek word thalassa, meaning “sea”) is the medical use of seawater as a form of therapy.  It is based on the systematic use of seawater, sea products, and shore climate.  The properties of seawater are believed to have beneficial effects upon the pores of the skin.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thalassotherapy

verywell

Thalassotherapy is an alternative therapy that involves using the ocean, seawater, and/or sea products (such as algae and seaweed) for healing purposes. Typically practiced at spas (especially in regions near the Mediterranean Sea and the Dead Sea), thalassotherapy is also said to improve skin health.

https://www.verywell.com/thalasso-therapy-the-healing-power-of-seawater-89663

Buzzle

Red marine algae, a type of marine algae are used for treating many diseases, and are believed to be capable of boosting the immune system.  The earliest written evidence of red marine algae was found in China around 600 BC.

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/facts-about-red-marine-algae.html

Livestrong

Dine at a traditional Chinese or Vietnamese restaurant and you will probably find red marine algae in some delicious form on your menu. Enjoy good old American ice cream for dessert, and an extract of red marine algae is there, too.

http://www.livestrong.com/article/188946-red-marine-algae-facts/

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