Bladderwrack is used for thyroid disorders and iodine deficiency. arthritis, joint pain, “hardening of the arteries” (arteriosclerosis), digestive disorders, heartburn, “blood cleansing,” constipation, bronchitis, emphysema, urinary tract disorders, and anxiety. Other uses include boosting the immune system and increasing energy.
Badderwrack Overview Information
Bladderwrack is a type of seaweed. People use the whole plant to make medicine
Some people also apply bladderwrack to the skin for skin diseases, burns, aging skin, and insect bites. Don’t confuse bladderwrack with bladderwort.
How does it work? Also see warnings etc at link below.
Bladderwrack, like many sea plants, contains varying amounts of iodine, which is used to prevent or treat some thyroid disorders. Bladderwrack products may contain varying amounts of iodine, which makes it an inconsistent source of iodine. Bladderwrack also contains algin, which can act as a laxative to help the stool pass through the bowels.
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