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Bladderwrack Algae

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Bladderwrack Algae (lat. Fucus Vesiculosus) is an algae that belongs to the class of brown algae. In nature, it can be found on the shores of many sea..

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Bladderwrack Algae (lat. Fucus Vesiculosus) is an algae that belongs to the class of brown algae. In nature, it can be found on the shores of many seas and oceans, mainly in the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Arctic Ocean, the White Sea and the Western Baltic Sea. 

The content of iodine in the composition of Bladderwrack strongly depends on the waters from which it was harvested. Bladderwrack thallus is a source of many health-promoting substances.

In addition to the mentioned iodine, Bladderwrack contains, among others: polysaccharides, monosaccharides, minerals (mainly magnesium, zinc, sodium, potassium, manganese and copper), vitamins (A, C, group B) and xanthophylls (carotenoid pigments), which in in combination with chlorophyll  gives the algae the brown colour.


Health properties

  • Anti-inflammatory effect;
  • Due to the content of polysaccharides, it also has a slight laxative effect;
  • Swelling in the digestive tract, it gently irritates the intestinal walls, accelerating their peristalsis;
  • Antioxidant effect;
  • The high content of antioxidants also prevents the breakdown of collagen and elastin;
  • Laminarin, present in bladderwrack also has an anticoagulant effect;
  • Fucoidin contained in seaweed supports the synthesis of collagen in the skin.



  • Recommended for the treatment of endocrine disorders and with good results - as a source of iodine, it stimulates the thyroid gland to work;
  • Facilitates defecation and eliminates constipation;
  • Stimulates the secretion of thyroid hormones and increases metabolism;
  • Supports the weight loss process;
  • Slowing down the aging process of the body;
  • To maintain the appearance of young skin;
  • Has a positive effect on the skin microcirculation and the elasticity of blood vessels, therefore it is often used in cosmetics as an ingredient of anti-cellulite preparations;
  • It can bring relief to those suffering from gout, arthritis and hemorrhoids;
  • It contains large amounts of beta-carotene, thanks to which supports the function of the retina and protects it against degenerative changes and the development of cataracts;
  • Regular supplementation with bladderwrack increases the level of good cholesterol in the blood (HDL) and thus prevents heart disease.


Dosage and how to use


Two tablespoons should be poured with a glass of boiling water. The drink should be brewed for about 10 minutes and then left to cool. The daily recommended dose is 2 to a maximum of 3 glasses a day. It will allow you to supplement vitamins and nutrients.


Side effects

 None reported.


Bladder wrack is such a powerful dietary supplement that it should be used with caution. It is not recommended primarily for people suffering from hyperthyroidism, as well as for all those who are allergic to iodine. Patients treated for hypothyroidism should consult their endocrinologist about the intake of seaweed. It is also not recommended to take bladderwrack preparations to everyone waiting for surgery and having a problem with blood clotting, as it is a natural anticoagulant. Bladderwrack is also potentially dangerous for pregnant women, nursing mothers, and women trying to become pregnant.


100% natural, organic, no additives.

Our herbs are certified to not contain allergens and are GMO free, organic. Carefully collected from their wild sites. Free from environmental pollutions.

Packed in a paper pouch with ziplock, heat sealed to preserve the aroma and properties.


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