Everything You Need To Know About Aquamin™
Posted on April 11 2017
What is Aquamin™?
Aquamin is a multi-mineral complex which is derived from the red marine algae Lithothamnion calcareum. This unique algae looks more like what we picture when we think of coral than what we typically associate with algae. Lithothamnion absorbs calcium and magnesium into its cell walls to create a rigid honeycomb cell structure. It's this unique structure and the 72 trace minerals absorbed from the sea that make the calcium in Aquamin more bioactive than calcium derived from limestone (calcium carbonate).
Where does Aquamin come from?
Lithothamnion calcareum is harvested in the pristine waters of the North Atlantic. It’s here where the warm waters of the Gulf Stream mix with the cold waters of the Arctic that an ideal environment for the deposition Lithothamnion is created. Aquamin is harvested in conjunction with international standards for sustainable marine aquaculture.
What are the health benefits of Aquamin?
A wealth of research on the purported benefits of Aquamin can be found on the Research Page at aquamin.com.
Recent Studies and Science-backed evidence on Aquamin:
We are very excited about all the new scientific research on this amazing marine food, and Aquamin continues to be scientifically tested on a variety of platforms to research its ability to help improve bone strength and density, fight osteogenesis, test anti-inflammatory effects, help ease joint health, and more.
An excerpt from this particular study found that “Aquamin may increase range of motion and walking distances in subjects with OA of the knee and may allow partial withdrawal of NSAIDs over 12 weeks of treatment.”
Some of our products that contain Aquamin: