How to make Sea Moss Drink

2 glasses of Sea Moss Drink
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Close up shot of Sea Moss drink in 2 glasses
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What is Sea moss? Sea moss is a variety of Seaweed called Eucheuma Isiforme that's commercially harvested and used as a thickening agent in cosmetics, baked goods, soups, stews, and drinks. In the Caribbean, it is most often found in a milky shake and is said to be a natural supplement for stimulating the Libido. However accurate this wife's tale may be, scientists are still researching all the natural benefits of this plant. However, the scientific community has agreed that sea moss is full of essential vitamins and minerals. So if you have ever wanted to try making a sea moss drink, we have put together an excellent plant-based recipe that everyone can enjoy.

Where can I find sea moss jelly?

You can either make it on your own by following our sea moss jelly recipe, or you can purchase ready-made sea moss jelly from here.

How do you make sea moss drinks?

You can add sea moss to any drink by adding 1 tablespoon of sea moss jelly to 250 ml of liquid. Add this to smoothies, juice even soups to reap the benefits of sea moss. 

How do you drink sea moss in water?

Stir 1 tablespoon of sea moss jelly into a glass of ice water or a hot cup of tea. 

How long does it take for sea moss to start working in your body?

It takes anywhere from 3-6 weeks to start noticing changes in the body when taking sea moss daily. This will include an increase in energy as well as mental focus. This is due to high amounts of iodine that sea moss contains. 

How much sea moss should you take a day?

You can consume 1-2 drinks or tablespoons of sea moss jelly daily. If you're just starting to introduce sea moss into your diet, it's best to start slowly and build up to more doses. When first consuming sea moss you may experience some detox side effects such as headaches, nausea and diarrhea. This will go away as your body gets used to sea moss. 
Author: Rachel Ottier-Hart
Average: 4.7 (19 votes)
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
60 mins
4 persons


Sea Moss Jelly
Sea Moss Drink


Sea Moss Jelly - Cold Method
Place the dried sea moss in a bowl with water until the moss is fully submerged.
Cover the bowl and allow the sea moss to soak for 24-48 hours in the fridge.
Overview of a kitchen towel covering a bowl
Strain, wash, and rinse the sea moss, then place in a blender.
Sideview of a blender with sea moss being blended
Slowly add 100 ml of water to the blender as you purée the sea moss into a thick pudding-like consistency. This should make around 500 ml of Sea Moss Jelly.
Overview of sea moss jelly in a blender
Should make around 500 ml of Sea Moss Jelly.
Sea Moss Jelly - Cooked Method
Place the dried sea moss in a bowl with water until the moss is fully submerged.
Sideview of sea moss in a bowl with water being added to it
Cover the bowl and allow the sea moss to soak for 30 - 60 minutes on the counter.
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Strain and remove the soaked sea moss from the water and place it in a pot with 1000 ml of water. Bring to a boil for 30 minutes or until the mixture has thickened.
Overview of a pot with water and sea moss on a stovetop
Remove the mixture from the heat. Allow time for the variety to cool to room temperature.
Overview of a pot of sea moss jelly being removed from the stovetop
Place sea moss and water mixture into a blender and purée until a thick pudding-like consistency.
Sideview of sea moss being blended in a blender
Should make around 500 ml of Sea Moss Jelly.
Sea Moss Drink
Add all ingredients and process thoroughly to get a smooth texture using a blender. 
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Serve in a glass with ice or add ice to the blender and process until smooth.
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