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
Fucus extract In addition to inhibiting the growth of cancer cells,
it can also restrain the diffuse of tumor cells by enhancing
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.