Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis)

Spirulina

Part Used

Whole Alga

Country of Origin

India

What is Spirulina for?

Spirulina is among the world’s most popular supplements. It provides a variety of different vitamins and minerals – a true superfood. Spirulina’s long history reaches back to the Aztec civilization, but it became popular in modern times when NASA discovered that it can be grown in space and used as a dietary supplement for their astronauts.

Traditional Health Benefits of Spirulina

  • Powerful antioxidant

  • Helps reduce inflammation

  • Alleviates allergic rhinitis

  • Improves muscle strength

  • Eliminates candida

  • Boosts energy

  • May reduce blood pressure

  • Enhances endurance

  • Helps lower blood sugar levels

Allergens

  • Artificial Coloring Free

  • Artificial Flavoring Free

  • GMO Free

  • Sugar Free

  • Soy Free

  • Yeast Free

  • Dairy Free

  • Corn Free
  • Gluten Free

  • Wheat Free

  • Nut Free

  • MSG Free

  • Egg Free

  • Fish Free

  • Peanut Free

  • Shellfish Free

  • Kosher

  • Organic

Disclaimer

This information in our Ingredient Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.

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