Ulva lactuca is an edible green seaweed a member of the Ulvaceae family, commonly found on intertidal rocks, in tide pools, on reef flats, growing on shells, piling, pieces of wood, other seaweed or free-floating.The aqueous plant has thin, almost sheet-like, lobed and ruffled edges resembling a head of green leaf lettuce. Ten species, all edible, are found around the world in cool water.
Sea Lettuce is typically added to culinary dishes for its nutritious value. Popular in Scotland, Sea Lettuce flakes are often added to soups and salads. It is very high in iron, protein, iodine, manganese and nickel.
How to Use:
Add to soups and salads to add flavour and nutrition.
Cautions & contraindications:
Seaweeds contain naturally high levels of iodine. This product is harvested from the sea. May contain occasional shell fragments. Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to fish or shellfish.
This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or illness. Please consult your healthcare provider prior to the use of this product if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medications or have a medical condition. Individual results may vary.