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Uses and Compounds

Item Species: Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing

Use

Type of use

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Direct use as food - food, consumed whole

 

Notes

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

potential 

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Contains: ascorbic acid (vitamin C).

Source of organic chemicals excluding hydrocolloids - source of polyols

potential 

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Contains: mannitol.

 

 

 

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