Overview

Ecklonia cava is a type of algae that is used as food and medicine. It grows in parts of Asia.

Ecklonia cava is used for cancer, arthritis, stress, obesity, heart disease, high cholesterol, athletic performance, diabetes, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Ecklonia cava contains several chemicals that work as antioxidants. These chemicals are thought to prevent damage to the body that can lead to cancer and other conditions. Chemicals contained in Ecklonia cava might also have effects on inflammation and the body's immune system.

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