Organic Bladderwrack capsules for Ladies ( Fucus Vesiculosus)


Certified Organic by the Irish Organic Farmers and Growers Association. Harvested in the North Atlantic Irish Coast (the more exposed seaweeds are to waves and turbulent conditions, the greater their alginic acid)
Irish Bladder wrack contains a broad spectrum of minerals, trace elements, micro-nutrients and vitamins. It is rich in Iodine, calcium, fuciodan, and zinc iodine which reputedly contribute to the normal production of thyroid hormones and thyroid function.
Traditionally it is believed to assist the maintenance of a good complexion. Due to its health benefits and stimulating properties it is said that Bladder wrack can be useful in maintaining a stable weight. This is why Mermaids are all so lovely and healthy! To experience the benefits of Bladderwrack for women try our organic product. Its not just a myth!
We are now offering a refill service. This is a sachet of capsules which can be put into your original bottle.
Health and nutrition claims from the EU commission.
Iodine contributes to normal cognitive function.
Iodine contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism.Iodine contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system.Iodine contributes to the maintenance of normal skin.
Iodine contributes to the normal production of thyroid hormones and normal thyroid function

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Emerald Isle Seaweed Organic Bladder wrack capsules (500mg) 90 capsules.

Total of 45 grams of pure 100%  Bladderwrack (Fucus Vesiculosus) in 90 capsules.
Total iodine content of 250 mcg in each capsule. Serving Size 1-2  tablet (HPMC capsule) Suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Use  as a dietary supplement for adults.
Take one or two Bladder wrack capsules daily, preferably with food, or as advised by a doctor or qualified nutritionist.
If you are pregnant, nursing, have any thyroid disorders, are taking any medication or have a medical condition, please consult your doctor before taking any dietary supplement.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not take kelp capsules if you are allergic to iodine or seaweeds.
These statements are not intended as medical advice.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.
Store in closed package.
Use  as a dietary supplement for adults.
Because of soil depletion from unsustainable farming practices, most whole foods are lacking in sufficient mineral levels necessary for human health.

Experts say!

Bladderwrack is also commonly used to maintain a healthy monthly cycle in women. In one study, bladderwrack was given to women who were determined to be at a “high risk of estrogen-dependent diseases.” and who experienced irregular monthly cycles. Conclusions from this small study were that “dietary bladderwrack may prolong the length of the menstrual cycle and exert anti-estrogenic effects in pre-menopausal women.

Further, these studies also suggest that seaweed may be another important dietary component apart from soy that is responsible for the reduced risk of estrogen-related cancers observed in Japanese populations. Christine F Skibola


Why we should all eat seaweed, the iodine debate!

From The Western Price Foundation
The consumption of seaweeds has increased in recent years. However, their adverse and beneficial effects have scarcely been studied. Two extracts from the brown seaweed Fucus vesiculosus containing 28.8% polyphenols or 18% polyphenols plus 0.0012% fucoxanthin have been obtained and studied to determine their toxicity in mice and rats and also their antioxidant activity.
Both extracts were shown to lack any relevant toxic effects in an acute toxicity test following a 4 week daily treatment in rats. The extracts exhibited antioxidant activity in noncellular systems and in activated RAW 264.7 macrophages, as well as in ex vivo assays in plasma and erythrocytes, after the 4 week treatment in rats.
Our ex vivo results indicated that compounds from extract 2 may be more easily absorbed and that the antioxidants in their parent or metabolized form are more active. These findings support the view that the daily consumption of F. vesiculosus extract 2 (Healsea) would have potential benefits to humans.
by J. Agric. Food Chem., 2008, 56 (17), pp 7773–7780
DOI: 10.1021/jf8007053
Publication Date (Web): August 07, 2008
Copyright © 2008 American Chemical Society

Please see the link from the BBC talking about the health benefits of seaweed.
The World Health Organisation considers 1100 mcg iodine per day to be the safe upper limit.
The US Institute of Medicine has set 1100 mcg iodine per day as a safe upper limit.
The UK Department of Health recommends that a daily intake of 1000 mcg iodine should not be exceeded.
However, there is a lot of controversy over these fairly arbitrary figures, and an amount of iodine by a person’s weight has also been proposed. The allowance for a person who weighs 80 kg would be 2400 micrograms per day (mcg/day) nearly 4 grams of Ascophyllum.

Additional information

Bladder wrack capsules

1 x Bottle 90 capsules, 2 x Bottles 180 capsules, 1 x Refill resealable sachet 90 capsules, 1 x Refill resealable sachet 180 capsules