bladderwrack (generic name)
treats Goiter, Antibacterial/antifungal, Anticoagulant, Weight loss, Antioxidant, Cancer, and Diabetes
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This information is based on a professional level monograph edited and peer-reviewed by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration (www.naturalstandard.com): Ethan Basch, MD (Harvard Medical School); Heather Boon, B.Sc.Phm, PhD (University of Toronto); Dawn Costa, BA, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Ivo Foppa, MD, PhD (Harvard University); Sadaf Hashmi, MD, MPH (Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health); Beth N. Kerbel, PharmD (Northeastern University); Michael Smith, MRPharmS, ND (Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine); David Sollars, M.Ac, H.M.C. (New England School of Acupuncture); Shaina Tanguay-Colucci, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD (Massachusetts General Hospital); Wendy Weissner, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration), Jen Woods, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration).
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