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.
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.
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