THE PRIZED PLANT OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

LIMU MOUI

An Ancient Plant with Modern Uses

By The Perfect Nutrition posted May 2018

Limu Moui is the Hawaiian name for a seaweed that grows in the pristine waters of the South Pacific. Off of the Tongan Islands, near Fiji, this unique seaweed grows in expansive fields off the shores. It's scientific name being Sphaerotrichia divaricata sea plant. Limu has been a staple in the diets of the local cultures of the Kingdom of Tonga for a thousand years. It has been used and revered as both a source of sustainable food and as a source for better health.

 Limu Moui, much like many types of seaweed, is a natural source of nutrition. The contents of the plant include such things as vitamins, minerals, amino-acids, essential fatty acids, sterols, glyco-nutrients and mucilage's. The real thing that makes this plant so unique and beneficial for human consumption is the eloquent balance of all the nutrients. There is an ideal amount of each vitamin, mineral and trace element found in Limu.

If a vegetable's bank account was its nutrients, seaweed would be the richest vegetable on the planet by 10 fold.


The benefits of this sea green extend far beyond basic nutrition. Research suggests seaweed can also help people live a healthier lifestyle by being a great source for much of the nutrition that is lacking in our normal diets.  This lack of minerals and vitamins consistantly is not good for the human body. - The Greatist

The Value of Limu Moui
The methods of harvesting Limu make this plant one of the most sustainable food sources on earth. With a combination of pure sunshine and the earth's naturally nutrient rich sea water, the seaweed plant grows at an outrageous rate of 2 feet per day. The Limu Company has worked closely with the local government to ensure hand-harvested methods are utilized to preserve our never-ending food source.

If you are looking for natural vitamins to complete your nutritional profile or fill the gaps in your own diet, look no further than this incredible sea plant. Limu Moui boasts an appropriate amount of many vital minerals, vitamins and trace elements necessary for optimal health.

The best part? These vitamins occur in their natural form, unlike isolated multivitamins, liquid sprays, dry pills or capsules. 100% plant-based nutrition.

Why would that ever matter?
Well, it's a combination of research and common sense. Plant's deliver what the human body processes best and naturally absorbs. In fact, humans can't even replicate the complexity of how nutrients are held in most plants. 
Limu Moui's Claim to Fame: FUCOIDAN

Limu Moui has one complex sugar molecule, or Polysaccharide, that separates it from most other seaweeds, Fucoidan. This super nutrient is found in brown seaweeds but with the highest concentration in Limu Moui. Fucoidan has been studied over 1500 times in independent 3rd party studies all across the globe. This unique compound is ONLY found in seaweed and nowhere else on earth.

Fucoidan has been studied over 1000 times more than Acai, Goji, Noni and Mangosteen.

Fucoidan is believed to work in favorable ways for the human body.  In fact, doing your own research on PubMed.gov may reveal to you some of the most interesting studies in regards to many common health concerns. 

You can see the research HERE (PubMed.gov)

It's important to note that Limu Moui, seaweed and Fucoidan have different results for everyone and it's important to research and use this information as a platform towards better health. Although there is significant scientific evidence and testimonials, it's important that you consult your physician about any dietary concerns before introducing seaweed into your diet.

Fucoidan has been identified as a natural occurring compound in seaweed and studied for many years now. If you would like to see if you could benefit, feel free to contact us or continue your research at credible sources. 

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