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Uses and Compounds

Item Species: Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville

Use

Type of use

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Direct use as food - food, consumed whole

traditional, current 

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Contains: ascorbic acid (vitamin C); calcium; carbohydrates; carotenoids; cobalamin (vitamin B12); iodine; iron; magnesium; manganese; niacin (vitamin B3); potassium; protein; pyridoxine/pyridoxamine (vitamin B6); retinol and derivatives (vitamin A); riboflavin (vitamin B2); saturated fatty acid; sodium.

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

potential 

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Contains: ascorbic acid (vitamin C).

Source of hydrocolloids - source of alginate

current, potential 

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Contains: alginates/alginic acids.

Terrestrial plant and animal production - animal feed (additive)

current, potential 

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Terrestrial plant and animal production - animal feed (direct)

traditional 

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