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This organic Bladderwrack is carefully harvested and processed to retain its inherent health-supporting properties. The organic standard eliminates unacceptable practices, which may lead to Bladderwrack depletion, product contamination or inferior quality. Additionally, this product is thoroughly tested for contaminants such as heavy metals, herbicides, pesticides and microbes.

Key Benefits

  • Contains iodine, which is required by the body for normal thyroid function
  • Contains trace minerals

Product Features

Ingredients:  Organic Bladderwrack frond (Fucus vesiculosus) 1800 mg

Other Ingredients: None

100% NON-GMO VEGETARIAN CAPSULE: Pullulan (complex carbohydrate)

Organic Bladderwrack 90ct SF

Suggested Use

As an herbal supplement, take three capsules daily. Not recommended for long-term use without periodic breaks.

Background and Use

Seaweed has been used medicinally in China for over 5000 years. In the 1860's, it was discovered that some seaweeds, such as Kelp or Bladderwrack, served as thyroid stimulants, due to the high iodine levels found in these plants. The thyroid gland needs dietary iodine to produce the thyroid hormones which regulate metabolism in every cell of the body and play a role in virtually all physiological functions. In the United States, it is rare to have an underactive thyroid brought about by an iodine deficiency due to the fortification of salt with iodine (iodized salt). However, recent trends show that people are getting less iodine dietarily due to a reduction of salt in their diet. Bladderwrack was also used traditionally as a nutritive tonic, as it is rich in trace minerals.

The 'organic' status assures that each harvester must monitor their beds for sustainability. They must keep their freshly picked plants clear of possible contaminants throughout the harvest transport, drying and packing process. The plants are tested for contaminants and heavy metals.

Articles, Solutions and News

  • Kelp case study reveals arsenic poisoning or just poor science?  Oregon's Wild Harvest joins The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) in voicing its opposition to the study published by University of California Davis. The authors fail to mention that the woman's symptoms are also those associated with iodine toxicity. [Click here]


Bladderwrack supplements are not recommended for individuals diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Keep out of reach of children. Discontinue if unusual symptoms occur. Do not exceed recommended dose unless under the guidance of a health care professional. 


A small percentage of people are sensitive to iodine and could develop a painful and enlarged thyroid gland if they consume iodine rich substances such as Kelp or Bladderwrack for longer than one month.

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth
FDA Disclaimer
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. A health care professional should be consulted regarding the use of herbal products. Always keep your Doctor or other healthcare professional informed about the herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.
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  • Size & Price
  • 90 ct. (10073) - $11.95