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bladderwrack

Herbal medicine
A seaweed which contains iodine, mannitol and mucilage; it has been used topically as an anti-inflammatory and for rheumatism, and internally for hypothyroidism (given its high iodine content), radiation exposure and heavy-metal intoxication.
 
Toxicity
Kelp should not be used in patients receiving thyroid medication, with thyroid disease or with hypertension.

bladderwrack

, bladder wrack (blad'er-rak?)
A yellow-brown seaweed, Fucus vesiculosus, which contains significant quantities of iodine. It is used as an alternative medicine for a variety of proposed cures, e.g., of hypothyroidism, but its effectiveness has not been documented in controlled trials.
Synonym: Fucus vesiculosus
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Herbs that contain Vitamin E include alfalfa, bladderwrack, dandelion, dong quai, flaxseed, nettle, oat straw, raspberry leaf, and rose hips.
Savory seaweed salad 1/4 cup dried bladderwrack 1/2 cup dried wakame, alaria, or other salad seaweed, chopped (you can use kitchen scissors to cut the seaweed fronds; it's easier than a knife) 2 or 3 beets, to taste 2 or 3 carrots, to taste handful fresh dandelion greens handful fresh parsley 1/2 cup soaked sunflower seeds 1/2 cup soaked nuts of your choice (walnuts and almonds work well) 1-2 inches fresh ginger root 3 large cloves garlic 1/8-1/4 cup each: tamari or shoyu, sesame oil, and rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar tsp.
Trading under the name Quantrim, the pill's ingredients include bladderwrack - a type of seaweed - and the commonly found weed cleavers, also known as sticky willies.
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