Bladderwrack C/S (Seaweed)
You can mix seaweed powder into the lye water to create even color distribution, or sprinkle it into the soap mixture when at a light trace to create a speckled effect.
Latin: Fucus Vesiculosus
Plant Part Used: Entire plant (cut and sifted)
Approx. Cups/ Lb: 3
Active Compounds: Phenolic compounds;, Phloroglucinol, Mucopolysaccharides, Sulphuryl-, sulphonyl- and phosphonyl-glycosyl ester diglycerides, Polar lipids, Trace metals, including iodine and bromine compounds of sodium and potassium.