One of the simplest forms of life on the planet, these blue-green algae are a storehouse of nutrients. Spirulina is a vegetarian source of vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll and essential fatty acids. Gaia Herbs Organic Spirulina tests each batch for purity and potency to insure absolute safety and validated wholefood nutrition. Blue-green algae, of which spirulina is a well-known example, is a group of 1,500 species of microscopic aquatic plants. The two most common species used for human consumption are Spirulina maxima and Spirulina platensis. Spirulina is particularly rich in protein and also contains carotenoids, vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids. Blue-green algae grow in some lakes, particularly those rich in salts, in Central and South America, and Africa. They are also grown in outdoor tanks specifically to be harvested for nutritional supplements.
- Nutrient-rich botanical super food
- Laboratory tested for purity
- Free of heavy-metal toxicity
- Certified organic
- Cultivated in accordance with nature’s intent