• Laminaria Digititata – aka- Komu, Oarweed, Tangle, Leathrach, Coirleach

Laminaria Digititata

  • Laminaria digitata is a large brown alga, also known by the common name oarweed.It is harvested offshore for use as an ingredient in some cosmetics. It has traditionally used as a fertiliser and spread on the land.And during the 19th century it was used for the extraction of iodine.