Ecklonia cava

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Ecklonia cava is an edible brown alga grown in Asia.[1] Ecklonia cava extra is sold as a supplement, and is an antioxidant and flavinoid with anti-inflammatory properties.[1] Seanol is an extract of Ecklonia cava that is a key ingredient in the supplement FibroBoost.

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Ecklonia cava extracts may be neuroprotective, and help modulate the immune system.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "ECKLONIA CAVA: Overview, Uses, Side Effects, Precautions, Interactions, Dosing and Reviews". WebMD. Retrieved January 16, 2022.
  2. Koirala, Prashamsa; Jung, Hyun Ah; Choi, Jae Sue (2017). "Recent advances in pharmacological research on Ecklonia species: a review". Archives of Pharmacal Research. 40 (9): 981–1005. doi:10.1007/s12272-017-0948-4. ISSN 0253-6269. PMC 7090987. PMID 28840539.