Sea Moss and Bladderwrack Capsules

Sea Moss and Bladderwrack Capsules

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All bags contain 200, 450 mg vegetable capsules.  This is a blend of Irish Sea Moss and Bladderwrack.

COMMON NAME

 

Standardized: Irish moss
Other: carrageen moss

 

BOTANICAL NAME

Chondrus crispus Stackh.
Plant Family: Gigartinaceae

 

OVERVIEW

Ireland moss is a tough and stringy red, yellow, or purple seaweed growing up to 6 inches (250 mm) high on rocks in tidal pools along the northern Atlantic. It is harvested to make carrageenan, a thickening agent for jellies, puddings, and soups, and is a traditional herbal remedy in Ireland.

PARTS USED

The entire seaweed, dried.

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS

Traditionally used as a tea or tincture, sometimes encapsulated. May be taken as a capsule for convenience.

 

PRECAUTIONS

Specific: Seaweeds contain naturally high levels of iodine. This product is harvested from the sea. Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to fish or shellfish.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

 

Bladderwrack is a type of seaweed. People use the whole plant to make medicine.


Bladderwrack is used for thyroid disorders including underactive thyroid(myxedema), over-sized thyroid gland (goiter), and iodine deficiency. It is also used for obesityarthritisjoint pain, “hardening of the arteries” (arteriosclerosis), digestive disordersheartburn, “blood cleansing,” constipationbronchitisemphysema, urinary tract disorders, and anxiety. Other uses include boosting the immune system and increasing energy.

Some people also apply bladderwrack to the skin for skin diseases, burns, aging skin, and insect bites.

Don’t confuse bladderwrack with bladderwort.

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