Bladderwrack is a type of kelp that has various health benefits and has been used in medication for a long time. It is because that Bladderwrack is very rich in nutrients and other good factors including vitamin A, B-complex, C, E, G, calcium, iodine, sodium, magnesium, potassium, iron, silicon, and sulfur. The iodine content is substantial but more moderate than in some other kinds of sea vegetables. Iodine is essential for the thyroid which controls weight, hair condition and energy levels .
Bladderwrack can be used in broth, soups and stews, and cooked with grains and vegetables.