•100% Wildcrafted Chondrus Crispus from the cold waters of the Atlantic off the coast of New England. • Gently harvested off large rocks in shallow waters w/ modified quahog rakes. •Expands to 3x its size when rehydrated. Cleaning recommended. • 1 lb makes approximately 350 ounces of Purple Irish Moss Gel. • Keep unused Irish Moss in a dry place ; lasts forever. • Comes sun dried in whole leaf form.