Bladder Wrack - 50g

(Fucus vesiculosus)

Bladder Wrack (Fucus vesiculosus) improves thyroid function during iodine deficiency and significantly speeds up metabolism and promotes weight loss. It affects the other endocrine glands. Contains a unique complex of vital substances...


  1. Description of herb

  2. Healing effects

  3. Preparation and dosing

  4. Side effects

Commonly called

Bladder wrack, Black tang, Rockweed, Bladder fucus, Sea oak, Cut weed, Dyers fucus, Red fucus and Rock wrack

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Latin (botanical) name

Fucus vesiculosus

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Store in a dry place at a temperature up to 25°C

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Description of herb

Bladder Wrack occurs in the shallows of the North and Baltic Seas to a depth of 5 m.

It is greenish-brown or yellow-green in color, due to the predominance of the yellow-brown dye, mainly fucoxanthin, which predominates over green chlorophyll.

Its insole is used for medical purposes.

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Healing effects

In phytotherapy is used in reduced thyroid function, lymphatic goiter, solid swelling, helps reduce obesity, arthritis and rheumatism. It reduces the level of lipids and cholesterol in the blood, blood pressure and the activity of digestive enzymes. It improves digestion and helps stop bleeding.

It has beneficial effects on skin elasticity and could be of great importance in the field of cosmetics and plastic surgery in the future. Daily application of seaweed extracts has a visible effect on the quality and elasticity of the epidermis. In addition, it improves skin hydration, increases hair growth.

  • with reduced thyroid function - for high iodine content
  • in arthritis and rheumatism
  • contributes to lowering blood lipids and cholesterol
  • to lower blood pressure
  • with reduced activity of digestive enzymes
  • in obesity (supports metabolism)
  • it is used as a stimulant
  • for the treatment of general body weakness and in convalescence has antirheumatic properties
  • in cellulite
  • for chronically dry skin

With regular use, it slows down the course of arthritis and hardening of the arteries. A good tonic for old age.

For children with slow mental and physical development.

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Active substances

Contains a unique complex of vital components

  • alginic acid derivatives (classified as polysaccharides)
  • vitamins
  • lot of important minerals - bromine, potassium, magnesium etc.
  • mannitol
  • essential oils
  • and especially iodine

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Nourishing, soothing, stimulates the thyroid gland, anti-obese, anti-rheumatic, soothing, gentle metabolic stimulant, nourishing, adaptogen, thyroid tonic, anti-inflammatory

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Recommended at

Lymphatic goiter, obesity, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis, cellulitis.

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Preparation and dosing


Preparation: Pour 0.25 l of boiling water over 2 teaspoons of dried insole of bubble kelp (5-10 g), infuse for 15 minutes, drain.

Dosing: Drink 3 times a day


TINCTURE (Fuci vesiculosi extractum)

Preparation: 1:1 in min. 25% alcohol leach for 3 weeks.

Dosing: 4-8 ml 3 times a day.

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Side effects

It can worsen acne, it is not suitable during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Do not give to children under 5 years.

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