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  Ascophyllum nodosum Scorpiodes
 
Scientific Name  Ascophyllum nodosum Scorpiodes
Family Name  Fucaceae
Common Name  Alginates, Laminaria digitata
Photo link  http://botany.natur.cuni.cz/algo/poznavacka/ascophyllum.JPG
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Lower cholesterol, reduce absorption of metals (NMCD; http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=726&brand_id=, accessed 4/11/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared pill/tablets/capsule (Nature¬ís Sunshine CoQ 10 Plus).
Phytochemistry  Mannuronic acid, laminine dioxalate (NMCD Accessed 4/11/04).
Potential Adverse  Effects  No clinical adverse effects were found.
Potential Medication  Interactions  May impair absorption of oral medications (NMCD Accessed 4/11/04).
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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