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Ascophyllum Nodosum (Knotted Wrack)

Ascophyllum Nodosum (knotted wrack) is a marine, macroscopic brown algae that can grow up to 1.8 metres in length. The individually arranged air bladders are a typical feature. Their brown coloring comes from fucoxanthin pigments, which cover the green chlorophyll. All parts of the algae can be used. It can be found on the coastlines of temperate regions along the coasts of the northern Atlantic Ocean.

Other certifications on request

Vegan
Binds with heavy metals
High mineral content 
Ascophyllum-nodosum_Knotted-Wrack_Henry-Lamotte-Oils

Characteristic properties


  • This seaweed is high in polysaccharides.
  • Alginates bind with heavy metals and can thus have a detoxifying effect.
  • High in minerals such as magnesium, calcium and potassium
  • Also contains trace elements such as iodine and iron
  • Vegan

Areas of application

Foods

  • Powdered algae is used directly as an ingredient in nutritional supplements
  • Ascophyllum Nodosum extracts are used in nutritional supplements
  • Ascophyllum Nodosum alginates with the E numbers E400 to E405 are used as emulsifiers, gelling agents, coatings and thickening agents in sauces, puddings, etc.
  • Please pay attention to the iodine content

Cosmetics

  • Utilised in skincare products and thalasso therapy as a moisturising, revitalising and detoxifying ingredient
  • A favoured element in anti-ageing products

Animal nutrition & care

  • A common application as a straight feedstuff in animal nutrition
  • Implemented as a supplement in animals with nutritional deficiencies

Chemistry & technology

  • A preferred ingredient for conditioning soil, as a fertiliser and as a plant aid in agriculture

Contact

Jan-Christoph Morisse

Head of animal nutrition & care /
chemistry & technology - Europe

Tel +49 421 5239-46437
jan-christoph.morisse@lamotte-oils.de

Sven Ronge

Head of export sales

Tel +49 421 5239-46139
sven.ronge@lamotte-oils.de

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