Gelidium sp.
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Gelidium sp.

  • Protein
  • Minerals
  • Enzymes

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Typical applications: Gelidium sp.

typical applications for Gelidium sp.  Powder

Typical applications

The macroalga Gelidium sp. belongs to red algae and is represented with more than 100 species worldwide.

The best known application of Gelidium sp. macroalgae is as a raw material for the production of agar. Together with the Gracilaria sp. macroalgae, they are the main sources for the industrial production of agar, and thus find wide application in the food as well as cosmetic industries.

Similar to other red algae, Gelidium sp. macroalgae also provides minerals, protein and enzymes which can be relevant in various industries.

This product is available in the form of Gelidium sp. powder.

Typical applications in the cosmetics industry:

Gelidium sp. is used for the production of polysaccharides phycocolloids. These can be used as natural thickeners.

In addition, Gelidium sp. also has soothing and healing properties when applied to the skin, due to its profile of ingredients. As an antioxidant, it protects the skin from oxidative stress.

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