Algin

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What other names is Algin known by?

Alginate, Alginate de Sodium, Alginates, Alginato, Algine, Algue Géante, Ascophylle Noueuse, Ascophyllum nodosum, Goémon Noir, Laminaire Digitée, Laminaria digitata, Macrocystis pyrifera, Pacific Kelp, Sea Whistle, Sodium Alginate, Varech Palmé, Varech Porte-Poire.

What is Algin?

Algin is a chemical taken from brown seaweeds. It is used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Reducing cholesterol, reducing blood pressure, and decreasing the amount of the heavy chemicals taken up (absorption) by the body (strontium, barium, tin, cadmium, manganese, zinc).

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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