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Spirulina Powder

Technical Name : Arthrospira platensis


Taste Profile

It has an earthy and slightly savoury flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Spirulina powder can be added to smoothies and soups. It can also be sprinkled over salads. It can also be added to fruit and vegetable juices.

Common names and forms

  1. Organic Spirulina Powder
  2. Pure Spirulina Powder


Spirulina powder is the world’s first superfood and one of the most nutrient-rich foods on earth. Spirulina is actually an organism that grows in both fresh and salted water. It is a blue-green algae. It is commonly used in powder form and supplement form.

Health benefits

  • Adding spirulina powder to the diet may help in weight loss weight.(1)
  • Spirulina powder helps to improve gut health as it can be digested easily.(1)
  • It can also help in maintaining blood sugar levels.(1)
  • Consuming spirulina powder may also help in reducing blood pressure levels.(1)
  • It may reduce the symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose and itching.(1)

Selection Guide

When purchasing a spirulina powder, its content should be 100% spirulina. It should be free from preservatives and artificial colorings.


Spirulina powder may cause headaches, muscle pain, sweating, insomnia and allergic reactions. Spirulina powder is not good for those who have thyroid, gout, kidney stones. Pregnant or nursing women should avoid consuming it.(2)

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