Bladderwrack (latin name: fucus vesiculosus) is a brown seaweed that grows in the cool waters of the Baltic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It is one of the most iodinated sea vegetables in the world. As a result, it has been traditionally used in Western Medicine for over 100 years for thyroid disorders, including an oversized and underactive thyroid. Bladderwrack also reduces relieves joint pain, digestive disorders, constipation, bronchitis, obesity, arthritis, hardening of the arteries and anxiety. The high amount of fucoidan found in this seaweed creates a healthy inflammatory response within the body, supports healthy intestinal flora and strengthens the immune system. Fucoidan is a polysaccharide that is found in the cells walls of brown seaweeds. In addition to this wide range of health benefits, Bladderwrack is also loaded with minerals such as iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium and copper, as well as vitamins A, C, E and K. It has a high content of beta-carotene, which improves eye vision and protects the skin from UV radiation. Some of the beta-carotene is converted to vitamin A by enzymes in the digestive tract.

Benefits of Bladderwrack:
• one of the highest natural sources of iodine in the world
• increases life force energy
• helps in treating thyroid disorders – including an oversized and underactive thyroid
• reduces inflammation and pain in the body
• promotes healthy digestion
• gives relief from bloating, cramps and PMS symptoms
• reduces risk of strokes and heart attacks
• eliminates age spots and wrinkles
• slows down the signs of aging
• contains algin which acts as a laxative
• aids in preventing cancer


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