Spirulina (Arthrospiro Plantentis) from the Organics NZ range. Its a single-celled, blue-green algae, which is long thin and like a spiral coil. (only seen under a microscope) You’ve probably seen the the colour, smell and taste, commonly served in smoothies, a lot like seaweed.
Spirulina has been around since the 15th century, when it was discovered by the Aztecs in Lake Texcoco. One of natures Superfoods and commonly grown in alkali water, it converts sunlight into energy. Commercially it is grown in large tanks, but we source our Organic Spirulina from Myanmar, where it grows naturally. Its also been found growing in lake Chad (central Africa) and along the Great Rift Valley in East Africa.
A sweet tasting fruit grown near the Amazon river. It has 40+ times more Vitamin C than oranges, to super boost your immune system. High in essential amino acids, which are bodies cannot produce, These help the body build muscle and bone tissue and are important for the nervous system and cognitive functions. Natural anti0oxidant.
Together, Spirulina & Camu Camu are a complete multi vitamin and mineral and can be taken all year round.
What are its benefits?
- Supports Stomach health
- Aides in Reducing blood sugar levels for type 2 diabetes
- Assists in lowering blood pressure
- Boosts immunity
- Effective for hair and nail growth
- Over 100 vitamins and minerals