Dulse, also known as Palmaria palmata, is red seaweed that grows attached to rocks. It’s not only rich in health benefits. This salty sea vegetable is eaten fresh and dried in foods including soups, chowders and fish dishes. Dried, dulse is used as seasoning.
Seaweeds such as Dulse are very popular in Eastern cultures such as Japan, Korea, and China. For this reason, many health issues Americans face today, are mostly non-existent to these people. This seaweed is red in color and has a spicy, salty flavor.Because of its high amounts of nutrition, minerals, vitamins, and therapeutic properties, Dulse is an important element to supplements and super food powders.
(NaturalNews) Red or purple in color, dulse is considered a superfood because of its high iodine and potassium content, plus a long list of micro-nutrients and phytochemicals. Many herbalists prefer dulse over kelp in green superfood recipes because of its bland flavor. Found primarily in cold waters off the Atlantic coast of Canada, Ireland, and Norway, dulse has been used traditionally to control parasites, treat scurvy, and improve thyroid function. Dulse is a scientifically proven antioxidant, a source of plant protein, and is often suggested as a part of healing protocols to correct hypothyroid issues.