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Uses and Compounds

Item Species: Ascophyllum nodosum (Linnaeus) Le Jolis

Use

Type of use

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Direct use as food - additive, ground whole tissue

current, potential 

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Contains: alginates/alginic acids; ascorbic acid (vitamin C); ash; carotenoids; cobalamin (vitamin B12); fucoidins/fucoidans; iodine; laminarins/laminarans; mannitol; protein.

Health, cosmetics, thalasotherapy, wellness & folk medicine - appetite stimulant

 

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

potential 

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Contains: ascorbic acid (vitamin C).

Health, cosmetics, thalasotherapy, wellness & folk medicine - rheumatism, treatment of

current 

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Health, cosmetics, thalasotherapy, wellness & folk medicine - unspecified health food

current, potential 

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Source of hydrocolloids - source of alginate

traditional, current, potential 

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Contains: alginates/alginic acids; ascophyllan.

Source of hydrocolloids - source of fucoidan

potential 

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Contains: fucoidins/fucoidans.

Terrestrial plant and animal production - animal feed (additive)

current, potential 

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

Terrestrial plant and animal production - foliar spray

potential 

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Terrestrial plant and animal production - soil improver

traditional 

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