Fucus is also known by the names Black Tang, Rockweed, Bladder Fucus,Seawrack, Sea Oak, Black Tany, Cut Weed, and Rockwrack. Bladderwrack is a typeof seaweed found on the coasts of the North Sea, the western Baltic Sea, andthe Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. A common food in Japan, it is used as an additive and flavoringin various food products in Europe.Bladderwrack is commonly found as a component of Kelp tablets or powders usedas nutritional supplements. It is sometimes loosely called Kelp, but that termtechnically refers to a different seaweed. Primary chemical constituents ofthis plant include mucilage, algin, mannitol, beta-carotene, zeaxanthin,iodine, bromine, potassium, volatile oils, and many other minerals.
Botanical Source:Fucus vesiculosus L.
ratio:0.2%-5% Iodine ,5:1,10:1,20:1
Color:Greenish black powder
Part Used:whole herb
Fucus extract Function:
Fucus extract With similar polysaccharide structure to heparin, fucoidan has good anticoagulant activity;
Fucus extract It has the inhibiting effect on the replication of several coated virus, such as human immunodeficiency and human cytomegalo—vims;
Fucus extract In addition to inhibiting the growth of cancer cells, it can also restrain the diffuse of tumor cells by enhancing immunity;
It can obviously reduce the content of serum cholesterol and triglyceride. Besides, it has no such liver and kidney damage, or other side effects;
It has the function of antidiabetics, radiation protection, antioxidant, the inhibition of heavy metal absorption fluctuate, and the restraint of mammals zona-binding combined.