Alga Ascophyllum NodosumReturn to functional extracts
To call them ingredients…is inadequate
Natural source of iodine and nutrients useful for its absorption,
such as selenium, tyrosine, zinc, copper
and vitamins A, B and C, amino-acids and essential fatty acids.
Ascophyllum nodosum is an alga from the Fucaceae family, and species in the Ascophyllum genus. It’s an alga that grows on the coats of the Atlantic Ocean and is also known as “Norwegian Kelp”. Able to resist bad weather and extreme environmental conditions, excellent chelator of toxins and heavy metals, it’s a champion of wellbeing for people, plants and animals. It’s one of the first plants to appear on the Earth; it doesn’t produce roots or flowers or fruits, but receives all its nutrients from the sea.
Alga Ascophyllum Nodosum, the alga shield against toxins
Devoid of environmental contaminants, Ascophyllum nodosum is a mine of anti-stress substances such as auxins, cytokinins and gibberellins, which favour growth; betaines osmoprotectors, mannitol, and alginates, which have a detoxing effect.
In addition, this alga contains iodine, amino-acids, antioxidants (vitamin C, beta-carotene, vitamin E, polyphenols, group B vitamins) and minerals (calcium, potassium, magnesium and selenium).