Fucoidan, also known as Sulfated Fucoidan, is a sulfated
polysaccharide found primarily in various species of brown seaweed
such as Laminaria Japonica. Fucoidan is a branched polysaccharide
sulfate ester with L-fucose 4-sulfate as the main chain which are
predominantly α-1, 2-linked. It is composed of fucose, galactose,
mannose, arabinose, rhamnose, Portuguese polyuronide, and etc.
Fucoidan is capable of inhibiting the occurrence of prothrombin
outstandingly in blood plasma and purification system. The
anticoagulant activities is as much as 81%-85% heparin.
2. Assistant Treatment of Cancer
Fucose is able to induce the cancer cell apoptosis. It achieves the
effect by disconnecting and destroying nutrition and oxygen supply
for cancer cell growth; strengthen immune system in order to
produce anti-cancer cell factors.
3. Inhibiting Start of Complement (Inhibiting Inflammation)
Fucoidan takes good effect in inhibiting the start of complement or
4. Inhibiting the absorption of Heavy Metals
Fucoidan could combine with the heavy metals and form into metal
composition so as to prevent the absorption of heavy metals by
intestinal lumen. The effect is related with the density or content
of fucoidan in intestinal lumen.
5. Assistant Treatment of Hyperlipidemia and arteriosclerosis
Fucoidan is capable of preventing arteriosclerosis; preventing the
thickening of blood; lowering cholesterol and triglyceride.
6. Regulation of Immune System
Fucoidan is able to induce the occurrence of interleukin-1 and
IFN-γ; drug delivery inside the human body could enhance the
function of T-cell, B-cell, macrophage cell (Me) and Natural
Killing cells; stimulating antibodies response so as to achieve the
effect of disease resistance.
7. Improving Liver Function
Fucoidan is able to improve liver function and increase the volume
flow of blood in kidney; improving the repair of damaged liver
cell; decreasing the effect of proteinuria and Cr so as to achieve
the effect of CRF.
1,It could be used for active pharmaceutical ingredients or for
Through partial chemical modification, fucoidan could be developed
into various kinds of drugs to cure disease, such as anti-renal
failure, anti-cancer, anti-coagulation, anti-thrombus and etc.
2,Fucoidan is a natural ingredients with high bioactivity and is
widely used in food, such as health food, functional drinks, diary
products, cookies, cold drinks, jelly, bread, milk and so on.
3,It could be added in daily health products
Fucoidan has a good effect in moisture retention, anti-oxidation
a. Hair Care
Fucoidan is able to combine with protein in human hair and form a
moisture retention complex, which is capable of enhancing the hair
color and softness. Meanwhile it provides nutrition to hair
follicle and prevents hair loss; anti-dandruff and make the hair
b. Skin Care
It works as polyanion, which makes it capable of stabilize milky
liquid; a good moisture-retention agent which could form a
protection moisture retention layer outside the skin and prevent
the evaporation of water content.
c. Anti- bacteria and Anti-inflammation
Fucoidan has a good effect in killing the bacteria activity of
Trichophyton gypsum, Microsporum gypseum, Epidermophytom floccosum,
blastomyces albicans and so on; It could provide assistant
treatment to acne, chloasma and folliculitis, and etc.
d. Depigmenting; Anti-wrinkle; Anti-aging
Preventing the damage of oxygen free radicals; delaying skin aging;
preventing wrinkles and freckles.