Fucoidan seaweed benefits are known for its potential to combat a variety of health issues including obesity, diabetes, and inflammation. Many experts now believe that fucoidan is one of the key nutrients responsible for the exceptionally long and healthy lives enjoyed by the residents of Okinawa, Japan.
In folk medicine, eyebright is often used as an ingredient in eyewashes, eye drops, or compresses applied to the eyes. Today, eyebright is made into an aqueous extract that is used to treat many conditions. Compounds in the plant are believed to have properties that help fight inflammation, pathogenic bacteria, fungi, viruses, and cancer.