Your Seaweed Questions answered – FAQs

We want to answer all of your seaweed questions, so get in touch if we’ve missed anything! Q: How is it harvested? A: The harvesting machine (almost like a big floating lawn mower) cuts the top 1-2 feet off the floating seaweed at high tide. The lower half is...

Why we choose Ascophyllum nodosum – is it the best seaweed for health and nutrition?

Why we choose Ascophyllum nodosum seaweed   A. nodosum, commonly know as egg-wrack, is a brown seaweed with large swollen egg shaped air bladders at intervals along the middle of the frond. Its northern limits are the White Sea in the east and Baffin Island in the...

The Chanukah Miracle – Weed & Wonderful Seaweed Infused Oil!

Could Seaweed Infused Oil be the new Chanukah Miracle! Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful Scottish seaweed infused oils are truly miraculous.  Whilst this is not quite the miracle of the small pot of oil burning for an unexpected 8 days that is celebrated...

What’s the difference between seaweed and kelp?

Confused? – then read on          Not confused? – take me to the seaweed! It can be slightly confusing when you get bombarded with different terminology when searching for seaweed. If you don’t know the difference (and who could blame you!) between...

10 Reasons Why You Should Choose Organic Seaweed Supplements by Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful

Get seaweed into your life! Choose organic seaweed supplements with Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful > Visit the shop Six EU Approved Health Claims First and foremost you should choose organic seaweed supplements by Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful because...

Seaweed Superfood to Superhero

Eating seaweed could help the planet according to an article in The Financial Times. Seaweed superfood to superhero, is triumphing innovation in the food, health, medicine, and renewable energy industries to name a few. Why do we need seaweed superfood to superhero?  ...

My journey into marine biology: How I became “seaweed aware”!!

Written by: Adelaide Wickham, undergraduate Marine Biology student, University of Newcastle upon Tyne When someone asks me what I do at University and I respond saying Marine Biology, the reaction is always one of intrigue and fascination. Possibly it is not the most...

DNA Authenticated Seaweed

During 2013, the Horse Meat scandal led to consumers losing their confidence in meat products, and the honestly of the paper trail. Without analytical, independent authentication of what meat is what, then people and companies can lie; and they did. Therefore, DNA...

Seaweed Forest Display – National History Museum

The Natural History Museum (NHM), until 1992, was known as the British Museum. When the museum first opened its doors in April 1881 the main exhibition was a collection of human and animal skeletons. Along with an exhibition of dried plants. Now the NHM is hosting a...

Seaweed Benefits for the UK with Research on Seaweed Farms

Seaweed Farming is the system of cultivating and harvesting of seaweed. This consists of controlling the life cycle of algae as much as you can. Oban is a resort town, located on Scotland’s West Coast. Up to 25,000 tourists a year visit. A trial began in April...