Medicinal benefits of bladderwrack

Seaweed, it stinks but it heals! 😄

What is fucus vesiculosus ?

The bladderwrack (fucus vesiculosus) is a brown seaweed found mainly in the North Sea.

It can grow up to 1 meter long and is found on rocks at low tide.

Its medicinal properties were particularly appreciated by the Romans and the Vikings.

It is used in thalassotherapy slimming cures.

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How to use it?

The bladder wrack is cooked, or used in external application.

It is rich in :

  • Polyphenols.
  • Polysaccharides.
  • Iodine.
  • Iron.
  • Calcium.


The bladderwracks are particularly appreciated by the skin.

Medicinal properties

This seaweed has been traditionally used for its action:

  • Moisturizing.
  • Repairing.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Toning.
  • Antioxidant.
  • Remineralizing.
  • Reconstructive.
  • Laxative.
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For which disease?

Fucus has shown promising results in cases of :

  • Thyroiditis.
  • Deafness.
  • Eczema.
  • Rheumatism.
  • Heartburn.
  • Gout.
  • Hiatal hernia.
  • Psoriasis.
  • Arthritis.
  • Gastroenteritis.
  • Cancer.

Hair cells

Bladder wrack has a remarkable ability: it helps the hair cells of the cochlea to rebuild themselves.

More precisely, it reactivates the hair cells once repaired.

However, for lasting results, the root causes should be explored first: the emotions.

I discover how to heal my emotional wounds.

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What are the benefits of bladderwrack?

This algae is excellent for firming and toning the skin.

But it is especially for hair cells that it can perform miracles.

Who am I?

This post was written intuitively. My name is Geoffrey Métais, I am an intuitive advisor. Find out how you can benefit from my skills.

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