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- n. Fucus vesiculosus, a seaweed in which iodine was first discovered.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the common black rock weed of the seacoast (Fucus nodosus and Fucus vesiculosus) -- called also bladder tangle. See Wrack.
- n. similar to and found with black rockweed.
- n. common black rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A seaweed, Fucus vesiculosus: so named from the floating-vesicles in its fronds. Also called bladder-kelp, sea-oak, and sea-wrack. See Fucus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure
- n. similar to and found with black rockweed
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Fucus Vesiculosus, or bladderwrack is a seaweed rich in iodine, which, if used in safe quantities, can prevent under-active thyroid in the same way iodized salt does.
Fucus vesiculosus, a seaweed also known as bladderwrack, gets a " C " grade as a diet aid from Natural Standard Research Collaboration, a Cambridge, Mass., scientist-owned group that evaluates natural therapies .
Seaweeds such as bladderwrack can become contaminated with heavy metals.
I tried to content myself with the things that washed up from the sea and tangled in the cage of my roots - kelp and bladderwrack, crabs and mollusks.
Finally, bladderwrack can be contaminated with dangerous heavy metals if it is harvested from contaminated waters.
Who knows where the pink patch gets its bladderwrack?
In addition, research has found that bladderwrack can cause menstrual cycle changes and possibly kidney damage at high doses.
You see this is exactly what happens when you are employed in the caring professions and something goes all pear-shaped at work and you have to sort it or you won't sleep, so you wash up on the shores of home late in the evening feeling like a bit of old bladderwrack (is that seaweed or an illness?).
The label says it contains, among other things, bladderwrack algae, tumeric, rosemary and horsetail.
Accordingly, a scent for Gholheim, the Ghoul city also glowing and smoky and red is dark and disjoined, with smoke and black musk, bladderwrack, opopponax, galangal, and pepper.