Arthrospira platensis, blue green algae (a misnomer), bga, and cyanobacteria
Spirulina is a rich source of numerous nutrients, including many essential vitamins and minerals. Research into the medical benefits of Spirulina is ongoing, but there is no doubt about its nutritional benefits. Among other things, it contains as much iron as equivalent weights of beef.
Spirulina offers an impressive array of powerfully protective antioxidants including high levels of phytopigments like phycocyanin, beta-carotene, zeaxanthin and other phytonutrients.
Powdered and taken as a capsule, incorporated into drinks and smoothies, and sometimes as a liquid herbal extract.
Persons with PKU should consult a doctor before taking Spirulina.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. These food products may be beneficial for supporting optimal health.
For educational purposes only.
Capsules available upon request.