Product Name: Bladderwrack Powder
Botanical Name: Fucus vesiculosus
Part Used: Whole Plant
Molecular Formula: I2
Molecular Weight: 253.8089
Appearance: Brown Fine Powder
Brand Name: Changsha Nutramax Inc.
Model Number: Nutramax-BP
What is Bladderwrack Powder produced in Changsha NutraMax Inc.?
Bladderwrack is also known by the names Black Tang, Rockweed, Bladder Fucus, Seawrack, Sea Oak, Black Tany, Cut Weed, and Rockwrack. Bladderwrack is a type of seaweed found on the coasts of the North Sea, the western Baltic Sea, and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. A common food in Japan, it is used as an additive and flavoring in various food products in Europe. Bladderwrack is commonly found as a component of Kelp tablets or powders used as nutritional supplements. It is sometimes loosely called Kelp, but that term technically refers to a different seaweed. Primary chemical constituents of this plant include mucilage, algin, mannitol, beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, iodine, bromine, potassium, volatile oils, and many other minerals. The main use of Bladderwrack (and other types of seaweed) in herbal medicine is as a source of iodine, an essential nutrient for the thyroid gland. Bladderwrack has proved most useful in the treatment of underactive thyroid glands (hypothyroidism) and goiter. Through the regulation of thyroid function, there is an improvement in all the associated symptoms. Where obesity is associated with thyroid trouble, this herb may be very helpful in reducing the excess weight. It has a reputation in helping the relief of rheumatism and rheumatoid arthritis, both used internally and as an external application upon inflamed joints.
Where will NutraMax’s Bladderwrack Powder be used to?
A chemical constituent of Bladderwrack called alginic acid swells upon contact with water; when taken orally, it forms a type of "seal" at the top of the stomach, and for this reason is used in several over-the-counter preparations for heartburn. The same constituent gives Bladderwrack laxative properties as well. Other proposed uses of Bladderwrack include treating atherosclerosis and strengthening immunity, although there is no scientific evidence at present that it works for these purposes.
In the health food field, it is widely used in food additives industry, which can be added into the dairy, beverage, health care products, pastries, cold drinks, jelly, bread, milk and so on;
cosmetic field, it is a kind of water-soluble polymer natural extracts with sntiphlogistic sterilization effect, as a new type of high moisturizing instead of glycerin;
pharmaceutical field, it is the raw material of new tradition medicine which is often added in kidney products.
Application of NutraMax’s Bladderwrack Powder
Remove toxins that are in the body
Healthy Hair and Nails
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