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Dulse Fronds

History

Harvested primarily in cool waters on both sides of the Atlantic, Dulse is a red seaweed that has a long of history of consumption for its nutrition.* Dulse contains numerous trace elements required by humans, including iodine, and it also provides protein and fiber. Its color varies from dark pink to deep reddish purple.

Function

The minerals in Dulse Fronds help support the digestive process and the functioning of the digestive enzymes.* Dulse is also used for its inherent demulcent, or coating, properties.*

Uses of Dulse Fronds

    Disclaimer

    This information in our Herbal Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration, and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.

    Active Constituents

    Contains protein and fiber, as well as many trace elements required by humans, including iodine

    Parts Used

    • Fronds

    Important precautions

    Additional Resources

     
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