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Agar Agar Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Agar Agar
Glycemic Index / Load
Agar Agar
Botanical Name
Gelidium Amansii
Chinese Name
Long Xu Cai

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Nutrients in Agar Agar

Parts Used

Seaweed Extract, Entire Plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Agar Agar

It may cause Itching. Avoid use in powdered form.
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Agar Agar is a seaweed.
It is perennial.
It grows in coastal areas.
It grows up to One Meter.
Best used for Constipation.


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Materia Medica for Agar Agar

Agar Agar General

Agar Agar is also familiar as Sea Gelatin. It is a vegetarian jelly-like substance, whose source is Algae.
Do you want luminous and strong hair? Use Agar Agar gel, it will not only soften your hair follicles but also makes your hair strong. Just one teaspoon of Agar Agar is all you need to get beautiful hair.
The face mask prepared out of Agar Agar is effectual in providing baby-soft, smooth and hydrated Skin.
It is a good herbal cure for Obesity, familiar as, Overweight. Now a days, as most of the work is done using machines, we have completely forgotten about the significance of physical activities. This has welcomed the problem of Obesity whose occurrence is accompanied by various other ailments. It is advantageous in reducing body weight as it helps in reducing appetite and cutting down body fat. The reduction in body weight and fat would result in less chances of encountering problems like Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure.
It is favorable in curbing Diabetes, as it would minimize the level of fats, toxins and sugar in the body.
It is effectual in countering ailments pertaining to Lungs and combating Cough.
Being Laxative in nature and bearing Anti-Constipating properties, it promotes proper functionality of the Intestines and escalates the Bowel movement.
Agar Agar's poultice is the best herbal cure for Bulge (Swelling) and Inflammation of Knee Joints.
Its decoction is effective in providing relief from Loose Motion i.e. Dysentery and Diarrhea.
It is effective in taking care of complaints pertaining to the Urinary Bladder.
It is useful in treating women problem like Menorrhagia causing excessive and extended bleeding.
It is favorable for curbing Leucorrhea, which results in a thick white colored, Vaginal Discharge.
Besides its medicinal value, it is also used in preparing Custards, Marshmallows, etc.

Caution -: Pregnant and Nursing women should avoid it. Excessive consumption may lead to Flatulence.
Keywords: Hair Care, Skin Care, Obesity, Weight Loss, Cholesterol Problem, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Lung Problems, Cough, Bowel movement, Dysentery, Diarrhea, Menorrhagia, Leucorrhea.
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Jp ( India )
21 May 2017
How to use agar agar? which form like jelly or powder? Please guide me.
22 May 2017
Why do you wish to take Agar Agar.
What is the disease that you are suffering from ? Please enlist all the symptoms.
29 Mar 2018
I have been adviced to use it for knee inflamation. please give some information on how to consume it in powder form
Namita Goyal ( Punjab )
01 Feb 2020
I wish to prepare a shampoo with agar agar
Graeme ( Scotland )
19 Jul 2020
Can agar agar be used to help knee pain
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