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What is Bladderwrack (Fucus)?
Metabolics Bladderwrack species Fucus Vesiculosus, is a brown seaweed found on the North Sea coast. It is a natural source of Iodine. Two of the constituents of Bladderwrack are Alginic acid, a natural dietary fibre that forms a viscous gum when hydrated, and mucilage, a polysaccharide that produces a gel-like mass, which can soothe and protect irritated tissues in the body.
What is Bladderwrack good for?
Each capsule of Metabolics Bladderwrack contains over 500% NRV Iodine. Iodine supports the Thymus gland and is essential for the production of white blood cells. Iodine is an essential component of the Thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). Thyroid hormones regulate many important biochemical reactions, including protein synthesis and enzymatic activity. Iodine therefore contributes to your normal energy yielding metabolism.
In addition to this, Iodine contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system and to the maintenance of normal skin and normal cognitive function.
Bladderwrack contains natural dietary fibre, which helps to support regular bowel movements. It also contains Fucoidin, which demonstrates antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties (Mayer, Rodriguez, et al, 2005-2006).
Ref: Alejandro M. S. Mayer, Abimael D. Rodríguez, Orazio Taglialatela-Scafati, Nobuhiro Fusetani, 2013. Marine Compounds with Anthelmintic, Antibacterial, Anticoagulant, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antimalarial, Antiprotozoal, Antituberculosis, and Antiviral Activities; affecting the Cardiovascular, Immune and Nervous Systems, and other Miscellaneous Mechanisms of Action. Marine pharmacology. 11(7): 2510–2573
Who is Bladderwrack for?
Bladderwrack is for individuals who require a natural source of Iodine and nutritional support for energy metabolism and general gastrointestinal health. In addition to this, if you are following a weight loss program, Bladderwrack from Fucus vesiculosus helps to increase feelings of fullness and satiety.
Why use Metabolics Bladderwrack
Here at Metabolics, we have over 25 years’ experience in developing and manufacturing the highest quality food supplements. We use this experience to inform our product formulations, so that our customers receive the most effective and high quality products.
Food supplements made to GMP standards.
Made in our clean room facility, here in the UK.
ISO accredited ISO:9001 and ISO:14001 accredited.
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