What health benefits are linked to seaweed?
Seaweed offers many health benefits, some of which include thyroid regulation, cancer prevention, immune system support, cellular protection and increased resilience to harmful radiation, anti-inflammatory properties, cardiovascular health, optimal cellular metabolism, healthy blood vessels and bone strength.*
How much seaweed is there in the teas?
Depending on the product, the seaweed content varies from 20–50%.
What types of seaweeds do you use?
Bladderwrack (in Sailor’s Cure-All), dulse (in Sea Smoke), kelp (in Bold Coast Breakfast and Great Wave), sea lettuce (in Emerald Honeybush).
How many cups of tea are in a 1.5oz bag?
About 15-20 cups, depending on personal preferences.
Is it salty? Does it taste like saltwater?
No. Our teas have a low sodium content that’s similar to regular black tea.
Are your teas Organic?
Most of our ingredients are Certified Organic, but we have not applied for certification yet.
How about GMOs?
All of our ingredients are GMO-free.
Are your teas vegan?
Yes. It says on the packaging that they're processed in a facility that also processes milk, cheese, fish and meat. That's out of an abundance of caution. We actually don't process any of those things with our equipment. It's just that we don't expressly prohibit employees from, say, bringing those items to work for lunch.
Where do you ship? When do you ship?
We ship to the US (free) as well as Canada and Japan (shipping & handling rates apply). We ship in batches every 1-3 days.
What is your return policy?
Items are eligible for a refund provided they are returned in their original, undamaged, unopened condition within 30 days of delivery. You will receive 100% of the merchandise's retail price. It may take up to 5 business days for funds to appear back on your card after we receive the returned items. Shipping charges won't be refunded.
Are you a member of any organizations or guilds?
Yes! The Good Food Guild, Island Institute's Launchpad, Maine Made, Maine Seaweed Council, Portland Buy Local, Visit Portland.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.