Traditionally carragheen was used as a soothing drink for coughs and colds.
20 g Carragheen
1 l of water
Lemon/orange Juice or honey
Soak the carragheen for approximately 15 min in water. Rinse it thoroughly afterwards removing any shells or instrustations.
Bring to the boil and simmer for about 1/2 hour. Strain using a sieve and remove the carragheen.
You may add lemon/orange Juice or honey to the liquid.
Drink as hot as possible.