Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Badderlocks, the Scottish name of Alaria esculenta, the best of all the edible sea-weeds when eaten raw. The name is a corruption of Balderlocks, or the locks of Balder, a Scandinavian deity. The plant is also known as Henware, Honeyware, or Murlins. It belongs to the Laminarieae or kelps, a group of the olive sea-weeds. The part eaten is the thick mid-rib of the frond.

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1 Peter 3:15