Sea grape seaweed - Japanese medicine

Update: 3/22/2013

Seagrapes are naturally distributed in Eastern and Southeast Asia, Japan (around Okinawa island)  , Philippines and the Pacific Islands. Sea grapes are exploited in nature to use as a raw fresh foods.

Because this seaweed contains Caulerpin and Caulerpicin with flavor that can stimulate gustation and have health treatment.

According to Japanese medical experts, except for being antibacterial, laxatives and making blood better, sea grape also helps to prevent dangerous diseases like cancer, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity and tumors neck.

As a kind of 
 rare and nutritious seaweed,  sea grape is called umibudou (sea grapes) by Japanese.

Besides beautiful color and shape, sea grapes also are favored by outstangding utilities compared to many other seaweeds because this  is a green vegetable, clean, crunchy, sweet, easy to eat, not fishy, be eaten raw with many kinds of sauces and easily mixed with other foods to make good, 
strange and full of nutrients dishes.

Suitable for all ages, especially for children and the old, for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. They are used to decorate dishes or 
natural mask for skin care without dispensing.
Currently, seagrape yields in Japan is not enough to meet consumer demand despite very high prices. So, this seaweed is grown in the central coast of Vietnam mainly exported to Japan because of high quality and reasonable price, only a small number of them are sold in the domestic markets.

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