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Uses and Compounds

Item Species: Ulva lactuca Linnaeus

Use

Type of use

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Direct use as food - food, consumed whole

traditional, current 

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Contains: ash; carbohydrates; fibre; lipids; protein; water.

Health, cosmetics, thalasotherapy, wellness & folk medicine - mineral supplement

potential 

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Contains: ascorbic acid (vitamin C).

Provide biological, medical and pharmacological activity - gout, treatment of

current 

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Provide biological, medical and pharmacological activity - inhibitory/suppressive effect

current 

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Provide biological, medical and pharmacological activity - podagra, treatment of

current 

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Provide biological, medical and pharmacological activity - scrofula, treatment of

current 

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Source of inorganic chemicals and other compounds - source of iodine

current, potential 

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Contains: iodine.

Terrestrial plant and animal production - animal feed (direct)

current 

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Terrestrial plant and animal production - fertiliser

current 

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