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Bladderwrack

Description

King’s American Dispensatory a classic source of Western botanical medicine written in 1898 by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D. and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph.D. has some interesting comments on the actions of this perennial seaweed. They mention it in regard to its function in helping to maintain body weight within a normal range and for its overall support to the endocrine system. It has been used by herbalists to…

 

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Products Containing Bladderwrack

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    Sweetish Bitters Elixir

    Optimizes Digestive Health*

    This traditional Eclectic formula supports digestion to promote healthy assimilation of foods.* It also promotes freedom from bloated feelings after meals and provides the enzyme catalyst important for the breakdown of food-nutrients.*

    Herbs:  Anise, Bitter Orange, Bladderwrack, Cardamom, Dandelion Root, Dulse Fronds, Fennel, Gentian, Ginger Rhizome, Indian Gooseberry, Kelp, Milk Thistle, Turmeric, Wild Yam

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    Thyroid Support*

    Supports healthy thyroid function*

    The health of the thyroid gland impacts how you feel on a daily basis. Because it helps regulate metabolism, every major system in the body is affected by altered levels of thyroid hormones. Gaia Herbs’ unique formula supports normal thyroid hormone production—helping you maintain optimal weight, neuromuscular tone, and cardiovascular health.*

    Herbs:  Ashwagandha, Bladderwrack, Coleus, Kelp, Schisandra

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