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Botanical Name: Fucus vesiculosus
Plant Part Used: Leaves
Processing Method: Drying, Grind
This herb is an edible brown seaweed and also has many different names black tang, bladder fucus, rockweed, sea oak, dyers fucus, cut weed, red fucus, and rock wrack that belongs to the family Fucaceae. It is native to the Baltic Sea, Greenland, the Azores, Northern Russia, and the Atlantic shores of Europe. Laminarans, alginic acid, and fucoidan are major active components present in Bladderwrack. Fucoxanthin is the major carotenoid that is responsible for the brownish color of this species. It is very nutritious as it is a good source of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and fatty acids. Na, K, I, Ca, and Mg are present in high concentrations. It also contains other minerals like Fe, Mn, and Zn. It is a good source of antioxidants and minerals. Intake of bladderwrack is good for the heart and gut health.
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Serving Size: 100g
|Amount/serving||% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 1.2g||1.54%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0.00%|
|Trans Fat 0g||%|
|Total Carbohydrate 12.3g||4.00%|
|Dietary Fiber 1.3g||4.64%|
|Total Sugars 0.6g||%|
|Includes 0g Added Sugars||0.00%|
|Vitamin D 0mcg||0.00%|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Bladderwrack is also known as black tang, rockweed, bladder fucus, sea oak, cut weed, dyers fucus, red fucus and rock wrack. Its official botanical name is Fucus vesiculosus.
|Mesh size||100% Passes through #80 mesh||USP<786>|
|Loss on drying||NMT 10.0% w/w||USP<731>|
|Total ash||NMT 10.0% w/w||USP<561>|
|Total Heavy Metals||NMT 10 ppm||USP<231>|
|Lead||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Arsenic||NMT 1 ppm||USP<232>|
|Mercury||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Cadmium||NMT 0.5 ppm||USP<232>|
|Total Plate Count||NMT 100,000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
|Yeast & Mold||NMT 1000 cfu/g||USP<61>|
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