Amount: 2 oz.
May Help With: Iodine Deficiency, Underactive/Oversized Thyroid, Arthritis, Achy Joints, Constipation, Arteriosclerosis, Obesity and Urinary tract infection.
Bladderwrack is a type of seaweed that’s rich in vitamins and minerals, such as calcium, iodine, magnesium, potassium , sodium, zinc, and vitamins A and C.
First, clean the bladderwrack with warm water and key lime. To remove any algae, sand and debris. To make bladderwrack tea, steep one tea bag for 4–5 minutes in 8 ounces (236 mL) of hot water. Alternatively, add 1 teaspoon (5 mL) of dried bladderwrack to boiling water and allow it to simmer for 10–15 minutes. DO NOT EAT THE BLADDERWRACK!
Along with those with thyroid disorders, bladderwrack may be unsafe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Moreover, bladderwrack may interfere with other medications and herbal products, such as blood thinners (e.g., heparin, warfarin), antiarrhythmic medications (e.g., amiodarone), thyroid medications, St. John’s Wort, ginkgo biloba, and valerian root. Be sure to consult your healthcare provider before taking bladderwrack.
NOTE: The statements made regarding this product have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Please consult your physician before implementing any new dietary supplements, especially if you have a preexisting medical condition or if you are taking any prescribed medications. This product is not intended to substitute other means of diagnosing, treating, curing, or preventing disease.