Spirulina is also known as blue-green algae and it has been used all over the world to boost human health. It may already be widely available but Swanson Ultra Standardised Spirulina is different. Its patented spirulina formula is standardised to 10% phycocyanin, the most active component of the algae. Improve your immune system in ways you never thought were possible.
Algae is slippery, wet and unpleasant in smell and taste. So you'd imagine why the last place you'd want it to be is inside your body. Humans have actually enjoyed an incredibly long and beneficial relationship with all kinds of algae over the years. And when you begin to understand what it is, the ‘why' begins to become a little clearer.
Spirulina is not a herb, it is a natural algae. A cyanobacteria to be precise. It is harvested from non-contaminated ponds to create a ‘non-co powder' that is fantastically rich in proteins and antioxidants.
It's so healthy as it contains a number of vitamins, carotenoids, minerals, as well as potent antioxidants which protect our cells from damage.
It is widely considered to be one of the most abundant sources of natural nutrients available. It's high protein and iron content have made it an incredibly popular supplement for pregnant women, but the truth is that with this level of support for your immune system, it's really suitable for everybody.
When you consider its slightly unpleasant nature, don't panic, these veggie capsules removes the need for a mouthful of algae, you might wonder who first started eating blue-green algae in the first place and why?
You have to date back to 9th Century in Chad, Central Africa to uncover the first documented culinary use of Spirulina. Its rudimentary but nutrient filled nature making it an ideal food source for early natives. Since then it has been used to make a variety of things, from broths to cakes and fast forward to the 1960s the French researchers were being forced to mass produce Spirulina to keep up with an ever demanding market.
Spirulina popularity attracted researchers to broaden its research. Numerous studies were performed and in animal tests, crucial evidence was unearthed that Spirulina could increase the production of antibodies and infection-fighting proteins.
Swanson Ultra Standardised Spirulina is the first industry standard blue-green algae source with 10% Phycocyanin, one of the algae's most active components. Enjoy the higher potential for support to your immune system.
Just take one capsule two times per day with a glass of water.
Other Ingredients: silica, magnesium stearate.
If you are already on other medication or suffer from any pre-existing conditions which you believe may contradict this supplement then ALWAYS seek advice from your doctor or health practitioner before taking.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
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