Fucus is a seaweed alga which has been used in medicine for many centuries. The main usage of this alga is stimulation of the thyroid gland.
This seaweed alga’s Iodine helps people who have lack of basic minerals which are used to regulate and improve the function of the thyroid gland, making it useful when it comes to hypothyroidism and goitre.
The highly concentrated iodine in the plant stimulates the thyroid gland which improves metabolism.
Fucus also helps in regulating the lipid balance which is linked to obesity, which is linked to thyroid gland’s dysfunction. This alga can really help when it comes to reducing excess weight.
It is also well known for relieving rheumatism’s and rheumatoid arthritis’ symptoms. The main phytotherapeutic fucus’ use is for re-mineralizing the body. However, it can be used during fatigue and recovery.
Fucus’ antibacterial properties help in protection against bacteria and viruses. This alga’s acid, as a dietetic fiber’s component, is useful for relieving symptoms of diarrhea, constipation and heartburn (gastro esophageal reflux).
This extraordinary seaweed alga is rich in iodine, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, sulfur, silicon, iron, some B -- complex vitamins, phosphorus, selenium, manganese, zinc and essential amounts of vitamins A, C, E and G. It also contains anti -- sterile vitamin C, vitamin K, alginate and mannitol, carotene, zeaxanthin and small traces of bromine.