Bladderwrack can be consumed as food, eaten raw or cooked. It doesn’t have the most pleasant flavor, sometimes described as salty fish, so it’s often dried and ground, or it’s consumed as bladderwrack tea.
Bladderwrack: a common brown shoreline seaweed that has tough flat fronds containing air bladders that give buoyancy. Bladderwrack is known scientifically as Fucus vesiculosus, although it is also referred to as Fucus, seawrack, black-tang, rockweed, sea spirit, sea oak, and other names. It is a strong smelling seaweed with fan-shaped leaves and has a thin, leathery texture. It typically grows about halfway between the high- and low-water marks.
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