Bladderwrack (Fucus vesiculosus)

Bladderwrack (Fucus vesiculosus)

Apr 14, 2022Abhinav Thapa

Bladderwrack is a brown seaweed found on the coasts of the North Sea, the western Baltic Sea and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It was used in traditional medicine to treat iodine deficiency, various thyroid issues, obesity, joint pain, digestive issues, and more. Thanks to its rich nutrient profile it is still used today and may offer an impressive range of health benefits.

Benefits of the plant:

  • Being rich in iodine, it may support healthy thyroid function and regulate metabolism.
  • Bladderwrack is rich in antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Promote collagen synthesis, and may improve skin elasticity, reduce the appearance of cellulite and signs of aging.
  • May relieve various stomach problems including acid reflux, indigestion, and gastritis.

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