Scientific name:

Gracilaria compressa, gelidium corneum.

Also known as:

Agar-agar, Ceylon moss, guraman, gurguraman, kanten



Constipation- strain mucilaginous decoction and take extracted jelly.

Diarrhea- strain mucilaginous  decoction , add enough water to prevent jelling and take as needed.

Food- blanch entire plant and eat as salad.


Active component:

Gelose, protein, fat, carbohydrates, galactose, fructose, pentose, iodine.


Source: National Formulary