Nori seaweed has numerous healthy properties although it is famous for being used in sushis. Nori seaweed (Porphyra umbilicales) is small, with little wrinkles in it, it's a reddish or purple colour that goes black when its dried and green when boiled. It's sold in thin sheets or paper thin slices that are obtained by shredding and then pressing the Nori seaweed. Properties: Its provitamin A content and its remineralizing effect is recommended for healthy hair and nail growth; it helps reduce cholesterol levels and eliminates fat deposits in the blood and heavy metals. Like all other types of algae it can prevent goitres and other iodine deficiency disorders. It's very nutritious and supplies us with plenty of vitamins and minerals, so it is suitable for convalescence, fatigue, growth.... Its vitamin B supply also makes it suitable for skin problems and it strengthens the nervous system.