Palmaria palmata (L.) Kuntze
Plant Family: Palmariaceae
Dulse is a red seaweed harvested in the cool waters along Atlantic coast of North America and also along the shores of Ireland and Norway. Its fronds grow in tidal areas on rocks, shells, and the larger, longer, brown seaweeds.
Dulse can be eaten raw, roasted, fried, dried, or as a thickening agent for soups.
Alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, calcium, chromium, cobalt, iodine, iron, lutein, manganese, magnesium, niacin, phosphorous, potassium, riboflavin, selenium, silicon, sodium, tin, vitamin C, zeaxanthin, and zinc.
The entire plant, dried and cut.
Added to food in the form of dried flakes or powder for a slightly salty flavor, can be drunk as a tea. Also suitable as an extract or capsule.
Dulse is an excellent source of phytochemicals and minerals, and a superior source of iodine.
Specific: Seaweeds contain naturally high levels of iodine. This product is harvested from the sea. Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to fish or shellfish.
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