Bulk Kelp Powder, Wild Crafted

Ascophyllum nodosum
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[ 740 ]Ascophyllum nodosum

Kelp Powder, Wild Crafted

1/4 Pound:  $2.77 Pound:  $6.15 buy now  

This variety of brown algae is commonly called kelp, but is also known as knotted wrack and rockweed. Like other marine plants, kelp is a rootless aquatic plant that anchors itself to the ocean floor by using a structure called a holdfast.

An abundant source of iodine, calcium, amino acids and various trace minerals, kelp powder is mixed into foods or encapsulated as a dietary supplement.

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information at a glance

approximate cups to one pound3
originunited states (atlantic ocean)
active compoundsMucopolysaccharides, Lipids, Iodine, Phlorotannin, Phenolic compounds.
plant part usedwhole plant

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsKeep in a sealed container in a cool, dry cabinet or pantry.
appearance & aromaLight green powder with a salty, marsh-like aroma.


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cosmeticMay be added in small amounts to cold-processed soaps for color and nourishing qualities.
culinaryAdd to tonics or encapsulate as a dietary supplement.
safetyCheck with your doctor before using this product if you have a thyroid condition.

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Powdered kelp may retain some of its qualities as a seaweed in terms of flavor. Blend with other botanicals to improve taste or use in capsule form.

formulas & recipes


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what else you should know


Kelp is a type of brown seaweed harvested from the cold waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Although the plant lacks a root system, it manages to set perch on the rocky terrain of the ocean floor with a foot-like apparatus appropriate called a holdfast. For this reason, kelp is also commonly known as rockweed.

Like other seaweeds, kelp is sometimes referred to as a “super food” (or superfood) because it is highly nutritious. In fact, it’s an excellent source of amino acids as well as minerals, including calcium and iodine.

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