Overview

Dulse is a type of seaweed. It is used as food in Ireland and Eastern parts of Canada. Dulse contains iodine, an element that the body needs to make thyroid hormones. It is also a rich source of potassium. Some people use dulse as medicine.

Dulse is used for high cholesterol and prevention of iodine deficiency, but there is no good scientific evidence to support its use.

Don't confuse dulse with Ascophyllum Nodosum, Algin, Blue-green Algae, Ecklonia Cava, and Laminaria.

How does it work ?

Dulse contains the minerals iodine and potassium. It also contains protein, fiber, and other chemicals. Some of these chemicals can reduce inflammation (swelling).

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