Bladderwrack (Fucus vesiculosus) is a member of the Fucaceae family. It can be found on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, as well as the western Baltic coast and North Sea coast. Bladderwrack thallus is used for the iodien content. Iodine is essential for the thyroid hormone. It also contains algin and fucoidin. Bladderwrack is used for thyroid disorders, digestive disorders, and iodine deficiency. It can also be used in topical formulas for skin disease, insect bites, and burns.
Products containing Bladderwrack
Cautions Avoid using during pregnancy and people with hyperthyroidism.