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seaweed

(sē′wēd′)
n.
1. Any of numerous marine algae, such as a kelp, rockweed, or gulfweed.
2. A mass of such algae.

Sargassam

Chinese medicine
A genus of brown seaweed harvested from coastal waters which is a diuretic; it is used for thyroid conditions, to reduce phlegm, and for hernia-related and testicular pain. Some data suggest that sargassam may lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and have antifungal activity.

seaweed

sea plants harvested for livestock feed; claimed to be a rich source of minerals and vitamins. When fed to laying hens may discolor yolks.
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It is the first polymer developed by Marinomed using its technology platform Mavirex which exploits anti-viral effects of polymers from red algae.
Other important foods items, with more than 10% IRI, were the red algae Callophylfis (at LO in November), Coralina (at PT in March), Cryptopleura (at RM in July and March), Nienburgia (at RM in July), Pterosiphonia (at LO in November), Rhodymenia (at RM in March and LO in November), the brown algae Cystoseira osmundacea (Turner) C.
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Red algae Gelidium amansii was collected in the region of Barang Lompo Island, South Sulawesi Province, Indonesian territory.
Acanthurus triostegus in the Los Frailes reef fed on a high proportion of green and red algae and on a smaller proportion of brown algae.
The compound's chemical precursor is phycoerythrobilin, a mild-mannered photosynthesis pigment found in red algae.
Biological effects of a sulfated-polysaccharide isolated from the marine red algae Champia feldmannii.
One neat idea is a project to grow rather unattractive green and red algae, slime when wet but when dry a "nutraceutical", a cross between nutrient and pharmaceutical.
Other types--including brown algae, red algae and diatoms--also evolved in a similar way.
PACKED full of potent ingredients such as red algae and Himalayan pink salt, the experts at Bliss London claim that this in-shower scrub will promote circulation, banish bloat, deal with lumps and bumps, and leave your skin super smooth.
You can find them attached to rocks in big clusters, among Irish moss and other red algae.