Botanical name: Arthrospira platensis

Alternative Names
Arthrospira maxima
Blue-green algae

Spirulina has been used since ancient times as a source of nutrients by native South American and African people.

Spirulina has been used as a natural source of nutrients including proteins, vitamins and minerals, as a tonic for general health.

The description presented in the nutrients glossary is for informational purposes only. It is based on widely available scientific and / or traditional references. Levels vary by product. The ingredient in the product is not intended to prevent, treat, cure or alleviate the medical symptoms described.