Spirulina thrives at a pH around 8.5 +, which will get more alkaline, and a temperature around 30 °C.
Spirulina Powder is the best form to use of food, cosmetic treatment, medical treatment.
Dried Spirulina contains about 60% (51 - 71%) Protein.
Spirulina's lipid content is about 7% by weight, and is rich in gamma-linolenic acid, and also provides alpha-linolenic acid, linoleic acid, stearidonic acid, eicosapentaenoic acid, docosahexaenoic acid and arachidonic acid.
Spirulina contains Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, Vitamin C, Vitamin A and Vitamin E.
It is also a source of potassium, calcium, chromium, copper,iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, selenium, sodium and zinc.
Spirulina contains many pigments which may be beneficial and bioavailable, including beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, chlorophyll-a, xanthophyll, echinenone, myxoxanthophyll, canthaxanthin, diatoxanthin, 3'-hydroxyechinenone, beta-cryptoxanthin and oscillaxanthin, plus the phycobiliproteins c-phycocyanin and allophycocyanin.
Submitted by OperaDreamhouse (2018-06-04)