Loaded with a healthy variety of nutrients and antioxidants, this powerful superfood can help support your immune system, prevent heart disease, and improve brain function.
Even NASA has proposed it be grown in space and used by astronauts.
A powerful source of antioxidants, its active ingredient, phycocyanin, fights free radicals and inhibits the production of unwanted inflammatory responses that can cause illnesses and chronic diseases. This same compound is what gives the plant its unique blue-green color.
Research on adult stem cells show that blue-green algae (flos-aqua) stimulated stem cell release and migration. The body uses stem cells to heal, regenerate, and repair itself.
Spirulina extract showed the highest wound healing potential making it a possible therapeutic agent for chronic wounds and their associated complications.
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