ucoidan is very popular in Japan to apply to cancer patients. It is a natural ingredient contained in the Okinawa's unique seaweed "Mozuku" ("Cladosiphon Okamuranus"), and is known to be effective in slowing or stopping the growth of bad cells in biological research.
Fucoidan, also known as Cladosiphon Okamuranus, is a complex sulfated polysaccharide of fucose. Some of the biological activities of Fucoidan are:
Protection from Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy side-effects
Apoptosis in bad cells
Activation of immune system
Suppression of angiogenesis
Clinic results showed that after applying Fucoidan and Fucoidan-mix:
NK cell activity in patients' spleen was increased