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Carrageenan

A polysaccharide from seaweed extract. Commonly used by the Chinese and Polynesians for healing properties.  Seaweed is found to be stimulating, revitalizing, and nourishing. It is anti-inflammatory and has disinfectant abilities.  It has potential tissue renewal action and positive effects on facial wrinkles.  It protects sensitive skin against irritation.  It is also known to help with mature dry skin due to its smoothing and softening actions.  The extract has been effective in treating acne based on its presumed antibiotic properties that offer the skin protection against infection.  It has been reported to aid in improving blood circulation.  The plant has a wealth of vitamin content that includes vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B12, C, D, E and K.