Lithotamne is a calcareous alga measuring about 2 cm, blue-violet in color when alive.
It has branches that become detached in adulthood. They are composed of approximately 95% of mineral matter.
The food lithotamne corresponds to the skeleton, mainly calcareous, of this alga very rich in trace elements (19 in total).
It can be found in permanently submerged areas all around the planet - particularly in the Atlantic, the North Sea, the English Channel, and the Mediterranean.
Thanks to its particular structure, lithotamne is an optimal source of calcium and vitamin D2. Its benefits are numerous, calcium contributes :
Lithotamne also contains vitamin D which contributes to the absorption and normal use of calcium and phosphorus.
It can be consumed by all from childhood. It is recommended for :
The benefits of lithotamne are closely linked to its composition in trace elements. Indeed, it contains - among others - more than 74 minerals of which calcium and magnesium in forms particularly assimilable by the body.
Lithotamne consists of more than 98% mineral substance.
It is rich in calcium, present in the form of carbonate. Thus, its consumption at standard dosages covers 100% of the recommended intake.
Vitamin D2 allows the optimal use of calcium at the bone level, by promoting its fixation.