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Fucus serratus

Fucus serratus

Category :

Macro-alga - Brown alga - Fucales

Natural Habitat :

It is found in the English Channel, the Baltic Sea and the Northern Atlantic; it is not found on the Basque coast but is present on the Northern coast of Spain. It forms vast populations on beaten or sheltered rocks.

Harvest :

This perennial seaweed is a beautiful bright green or dark brown and measures around 30cm, but can reach 1m. Its "leaves" are large and flat with serrated, jagged edges.

Appearance :

It is currently the most harvested species of alga for its diverse uses: algae meal, alginates. It is especially used in agriculture as a fertiliser, in the form of extracts or suspensions, or in composts.

Components :

It is rich in iodine, which plays an important role in slimming by stimulating the metabolism and increasing thermogenesis. It is also rich in soluble mucilage, optimising intestinal transit (appetite regulation). A high content of vitamins (A, C, E, group B and folic acid) and oligo-elements (copper, zinc, bromide, silicium, chromium and selenium) give this alga its stimulating, fortifying and toning benefits.

Biomass-Extracts-Properties :

Algae used for its extracts that are: - softening - hydrating - remineralising - slimming

Use :

Produits d'accueil.

Characteristics :

It forms a clear belt below Fucus vesiculosus or Ascopyllum nodosum and above Laminaria.

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