Almost all that contained in the ocean, we can get benefit from. For example is seaweed. There are many types of seaweeds in the ocean. They have various benefits, not only for the health, but also for the beauty. Many ingredients in the cosmetics now are from the seaweeds. But, we will not talk about the seaweed in the cosmetic. In this post, I will talk about the specific content of red seaweed, carrageenan.

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What is carrageenan?

Maybe this is your first time hearing the word “carrageenan.” The word sounds unfamiliar, right? Carrageenan is also called as carrageenins. It came from the Irish word means “little rock.” There is a kind of seaweed that grows in the coastal area near Carragheen, in Ireland.

What is carrageenan? Carrageenan is the ingredient that is extracted from the red seaweed. carrageenan has been used in Pacific countries like Indonesia, Vienam, etc. The Carrageenan extract is in the formof gel. Because of the structure itself, the carrageenan is widely used in dairy products. It is a good thickener  and stabilizer for ice cream, milk, cereals, whip cream, etc.

The vegan also consumes the carrageenan as the substitution of gelatin. The kinds of cerrageenan itself is divided into three. There are Kappa-carrageenan, Iota-carrageenan, and Lambda carrageenan. Three of them are categorized according to the sulphation contents. From the first to last, they are mentioned according from the least sulphation. The Kappa-carrageenan has one sulphate, and the most is Lambda-carrageenan with the three sulphate.

Carrageenan has been used for so long. even in the past period, carrageenan is used in China (around 600 B.C) and Ireland 400 (A.D) in traditional foods. The industrial production of carrageenan itself was pioneered in 1930. The biggest exporter of carrageenan in the world is Philipines, which dominates 80% of world supply.


The e liquid is available for the beverage type as the product. All of the liquids are a VG/PG ratio of 80/20 which means 80% VG and 20% PG for ideal performance in sub ohm tanks. The uniqueness of this E Liquid is that you will not taste plain nicotine. You will taste the beverage. Some products may have the taste of your favorite beverages.

Crunch

Hipster

It is the taste of cream dark roast café latte. For the coffee lovers, the dark roasted café latter is a good taste of the beverage. It means that for smoking it will be unique.

Summer

It has a cherry lime aid taste too. You could taste summer drinking in this E Liquid. It will give you the fresh taste of the summer beverage.

Milkshake

The taste for the milkshake ELiquid is avanilla almond milkshake. Most of thepeople love milkshake. The sweet taste of vanilla almond milkshake is so delicious ona hot day. You will taste it from the ELiquid while you smoking.

Snap

You could taste the fruit sweet tea in there. It will make a great taste while you are smoking. If you are tea lover, you need to try this ELiquid. You will love the taste of the smoking.

Spring

It will give pink lemonade taste. The weather of the spring is usually good sunny but not so hot, windy but not so cold. The warm and fresh feeling of spring can be tasted through the pink lemonade ELiquid.

Smurf

The taste of this ELiquid is astrawberry blueberry smoothie. The mix of strawberry and blueberry is great in smoothies. And now, you could try for it on smoking.

Velocity

The velocity gives the taste of strawberries and cream. Strawberry and cream are good combinations and it will make a good taste for smoking.


You probably have heard about the carrageenan rumor and how the substance can affect your health. You probably have avoided certain foods and drinks that are suspected of having the carrageenan. However, before you are easily fooled and affected by a rumor, it is advisable that you know the facts and the true condition. Only by doing research from different sources you can make a wiser decision without making a fool of yourself.

Carrageenan: The Truth

Carrageenan may come in many different names and shapes but its main function is the same: it acts as a natural food thickener or preservative that will add the taste and texture of the food. If you like the yogurts, for instance, you know that the package is always appealing and the form is attractive. Without the carrageenan, the yogurts will be likely watery because there is no gelatin that keeps the shape.

bDespite the many benefits of carrageenan in the food industry, there is a rumor claiming that consuming too much carrageenan can be dangerous. Not only you may suffer from health issues, it is also possible that cancerous cells will develop inside your body. Such claim and rumor are even accompanied by scientific evidence about the danger of carrageenan.

However, it turns out that the subject of the test wasn’t the carrageenan but the poligeenan – a string of substance that has gone through the dangerous process in the making. To make poligeenan, the algae extract has to undergo acid bath and other chemical treatments. However, you shouldn’t worry because poligeenan isn’t used in the food industry. In fact, the usage of poligeenan has been limited since a hundred years ago.

There is no need to be paranoid either. It would be impossible for the poligeenan to be ‘accidentally’ present in your food. It takes a special facility and treatment to change the substance into the poligeenan and the regular facility for the food processing isn’t exactly the right one to produce poligeenan. If you ask yourself ‘What is carrageenan? Is it safe?’, now you know the answer.


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A lot of people want to try meditative practice, but they are clueless about how to meditate. The experts say that meditation is simply about breathing and clearing your thoughts and feelings—it sounds so easy. But beginners can say that meditation is not as easy as it sounds. It is the mind’s job to work constantly, and it will wander almost instantly. The mind will wander often when one sits still and does nothing, but when you are able to bring it back to the present when it does wonder, this is where the magic happens.

Focus on your breath.

Sit down comfortable on the floor by keeping your spine upright and resting your hands on your knees. You should sit upright, but not uptight, and relax the shoulders, open the chest, and soften the belly—this is when you come to notice your breath. Your meditation begins when you start to be aware of your breath, and you had to focus on your breathing. Try your best to focus on your breathing without making effort to direct it. Simply pay attention to its natural movement, and as you do this, you will come to notice your mind starting to wander and your feelings starting to burst out—and this is normal. What you need to do is simply bring back your mind to the present, and acknowledge and be okay with your feelings.

Focus on your body.

Once you are focused, you will begin to take notice of your body. You will be aware of how each body part feels, and you should feel them. Start with the toes, and work your way up to your head. Focus on how each body part feels on each breath, and if your mind starts to wander again, bring your focus back to your breath until you are focused again.