Name (common): Bladderwrack
Botanical name: Fucus vesiculosus
Bladderwrack is a brown seaweed that grows on the northern coasts of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and the North and Baltic Seas.
Functions and general science:
Bladderwrack is a good source of iodine (the mineral needed for proper thyroid function) and of various L-fucose compounds.
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