This list of articles goes into ore depth on interesting facts about Vraic ranging from how it is being used in modern agriculture and medicine to what it has been used for. Here's a taste:
Seaweed is the oldest form of life on the planet.
Seaweed alginates are now used as dressings for severe burns and wounds.
A pronounced moisturising effect occurs through the use of seaweed on hair.
In ancient Polynesia, seaweed was used to treat wounds, bruises and swellings
Certain seaweed species have been used in China in the treatment of cancer,<