Bladderwrack

Fucus vesiculosis


Medicinal Use:

Iodine deficiency / Thyroid – not if on thyroid medication!

Goiter

Arthritis / Rheumatism

Arteriosclerosis

Digestive problems / constipation

Cleans the blood

Water retention

Contraindications:

Pregnancy/breastfeeding

Avoid if stomach irritations

Avoid if kidney dis-ease

Caution in children

Bleeding disorders: can slow blood clotting and cause bruises and bleeding in disorders

Infertility

Iodine allergy

Hyper/hypothyroidism

Warning: 

No long term use

Stop 2 weeks prior to surgery

Interactions: 

Medications for overactive thyroid

Anti-coagulants that slow blood clotting, incl: volaren, ibuprofen, warfarin etc.

Best to check with medical doctor to make sure it’s ok to take it with your meds.


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