- What other names is Fucus Vesiculosus known by?
- What is Fucus Vesiculosus?
- How does Fucus Vesiculosus work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Fucus Vesiculosus.
People use Fucus vesiculosus for conditions such as thyroid disorders, iodine deficiency, obesity, and many others, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. Using Fucus vesiculosus can also be unsafe.
Don't confuse Fucus vesiculosus with bladderwort.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Obesity. Early research suggests that taking Fucus vesiculosus along with lecithin and vitamins doesn't help people lose weight.
- Achy joints (rheumatism).
- "Blood cleansing".
- Digestive problems.
- "Hardening of the arteries" (arteriosclerosis).
- Iodine deficiency.
- Thyroid problems, including an over-sized thyroid gland (goiter).
- Other conditions.
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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