Bladderwrack 50g


Name: Bladderwrack
Latin Name:
 Fucus vesiculosus

Bladderwrack otherwise known as kelp is a nutrient-rich seaweed that features a range of powerful antioxidants and compounds.

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Bladderwrack otherwise known as kelp is a nutrient-rich seaweed that features a range of powerful antioxidants and compounds.


Name: Bladderwrack
Latin Name:
 Fucus vesiculosus
Plant Family:

Other Names: Kelp, Sea Kelp, Black Tang, Rockweed, Bladder Fucus, Sea Oak, Black Tany, Cut Weed, Chêne Marin, Goémon, Blasentang, Seetang, Red Fucus and Rock Wrack.


  • Rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants
    • calcium
    • iodine
    • magnesium,
    • potassium
    • sodium
    • zinc
    • vitamins A and C
  • High in phytochemicals – may help lower oxidative stress — an imbalance between free radical and antioxidant levels in your body
  • High in fibre – supports a healthy gut
  • High in alginic acid – forms a physical barrier floating in the gastric acid contents  useful for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease and indigestion.
  • High in fucoidan – promotes collagen synthesis in the skin


  • Iodine and vitamin-rich food source helps to beat iodine deficiency due to thyroid conditions.
  • Also believed to help aid digestion and support a healthy heart.
  • It’s edible for humans, but can also be used in the diets of dogs and horses.


  • Use in broths, stocks, soups, and stews or infuse in boiling water for a healthy tea.
  • It was the original source of iodine, discovered in 1811, and was used extensively to treat goitre, a swelling of the thyroid gland related to iodine deficiency.
  • May be eaten whole
  • Make into a tea using 1 teaspoon per cup of hot water. Due to the high levels of iodine it is recommended that you consume no more than three cups of tea a day.
  • Traditional medicinal practices have used dried Bladderwrack for centuries to treat an array of conditions, such as;
    • iodine deficiency
    • obesity
    • joint pain
    • aging skin
    • digestive issues
    • urinary tract infection
    • thyroid dysfunction, including hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and goiter development
  • Topical treatment for skin issues, such as cellulite, delay premature skin aging, and burns.


  • To avoid bladderwrack side effects, make sure you don’t exceed your daily allowance of iodine (no more than 150 micrograms).
  • Avoid applying it to open wounds and cuts, and discontinue use if you experience any adverse reactions, such as a skin rash.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have any medical conditions or are taking any prescription medication consult your medical practitioner before using Bladderwrack.
  • Information provided in the Herbal Apothecary is from the ‘folk herbalist’ tradition and does not pretend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or condition.
  • Celtic Earth Spirit advises you to consult a medical professional before trying any herbal product.


Our Bladderwrack is produced in a facility where nuts, gluten, celery, milk/dairy and mustard are handled. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the product supplied.

Additional information

Weight 60 g


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