Common Name: Bladderwrack
Also known as: Sea Oak, Rockwrack, Dyer's Fucus, Red Fucus, Black Tang
Botanical Name: Fucus vesiculosus
Country of Origin: France
Plant Parts Used: Entire Plant
Appearance: Olive Green with no aroma
Bladderwrack is a seaweed found on the coasts of the North Sea, the western Baltic Sea, and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It is typically consumed as a tea, taken in tablet form, or added to broths and soups as it adds a salty flavor profile. Bladderwrack contains significant amounts of mucilage, protein, vitamin C and polysaccharides, including fucoidans, fucans and algin. Bladderwrack is also a rich source of natural iodine.
Fun Fact: Bladderwrack is apty named after its air-filled thalli or "bladders" that keep the plant afloat
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