Spirulina (Organic) - Arthrospira platensis

Botanical name: Arthrospira maxima and platensis

Other names: Spiruline

Family: Lichinaceae 

Distribution: Central and South America, Africa.  Now cultivated worldwide 

Origin : United States

Spirulina is believed to have been a food source for the Aztecs and other Mesoamericans until the 16th-century; its harvesting from Lake Texcoco and subsequent sale as cakes is described by one of Cortés' soldiers.The Aztecs called it Tecuitlatl, meaning stone's excrement. While spirulina has its roots in the ancient, modern research is proving more and more each day that it is a thoroughly modern supplement that could be a solution to many of the world's ills.

Spirulina has been demonstrated to be one of the most complete food in the world. Spirulina is a very rich and complete algae which contains many essential minerals and vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, B12, C, D, E and more), proteins, fatty acids, photosynthetic pigments such as chlorophyll and beta-carotene. It’s one of the most efficient food to be able to fill nutritious deficiencies. It helps in strengthening the immune system, making the body produce more red and white blood cells, as well as the cells, which kill viruses and germs, increasing antioxidant protection, since this super food helps fight free radicals responsible for body aging process. Moreover, Spirulina promotes body's natural cleansing and detoxification.

Our Spirulina

Our Spirulina is higher quality because it's freshly harvested by knowledgeable family farmers, as well as it's stored in the cold and dark. It contains a high content of essential oils.

Our Spirulina is ethically harvested by local family farmers.


Our products are of the highest quality but they have not been certified by the FDA neither Health Canada for human consumption. Therefore, we have to specify that they cannot be sold for human consumption. They are sold for incense and soap making purposes, decorative purposes and/or legitimate ethnobotanical research. The information given about the plants is for academic purposes only and not intended to be used medically. TrancePlants, its suppliers, agents, employees and distributors cannot be held accountable for any misuse of the products offered.


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