Spirulina is taken daily to get rid of toxins. This is because it contains chlorophyll, a powerful blood cleanser. Spirulina works by flushing out toxins from the cells into the blood stream and takes it out of the body through normal elimination process. This is the reason why we often have dark, fatty stools or even a slight diarrhea when we are taking Spirulina. This is the way to cleanse our body of toxins.
Spirulina is needed to maintain a healthy heart. It also helps remove plaque that accumulates in our blood vessels; thereby, preventing incidence of Stroke. Protein and Amino Acids is responsible for the flexibility of the heart and blood vessels; while phycocyanin is responsible in removing fats in our blood and excreting it through our feces. It also contains Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids known to protect the heart.
Spirulina has neuroprotective effects, protecting us from developing neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Disease.
Spirulina contains: Amino Acids (Valine, Phenylalanine, Leucine, Tryptophan), Vitamin B1/Thiamine, which greatly help in preventing the development of such diseases.
Spirulina balances our cholesterol levels by increasing our “Good Cholesterol” and decreasing our “Bad Cholesterol”. Fiber acts to inhibit absorption of cholesterol, it flushes unwanted cholesterol out of the body.
Protein is the building block of muscles. For those who want to build muscles or those who need muscle-repair, here is a protein source that is good for you. Aztec Spirulina is composed of 60-70% protein that is easily digestible and easily converted to energy — good for body builders and growing children. Spirulina can help the body after a workout but it can also be used before workouts to extend muscular endurance.
Phycocyanin, a biliprotein from spirulina has strong antioxidant properties that protects the body from harmful substances. Aztec Spirulina also contains vitamin E and Selenium. When these two combine, they form a powerful antioxidant fighting against cell damage.
Aztec Spirulina contains high amount of immune-boosting Beta Carotene, 25 times more than what carrot has. It works by eliminating or removing carcinogens (cancer-causing substances) from the body, which in turn, boosts the immune system.
Spirulina helps in maintaining healthy skin and repairing skin tissues. It helps moisturize and increase elasticity and lipid levels in the skin. It also has antioxidants (Beta Carotene, vitamin E) that slows down skin aging. Spirulina’s high protein and amino acids stimulates production of collagen.
Spirulina gives you prolonged energy throughout the day. The complete Amino Acids found in Spirulina helps stabilize energy levels to sustain our body whether we are studying, training, working or playing. It helps us recover from strenuous activities.
Spirulina aids in faster healing of sores in our oral cavity. Protein is necessary for repair of worn out tissues. Spirulina contains high amount of protein and its phycobiliprotein has anti-inflammatory actions which heal mouth and throat sores easily.
We are more mentally active when we are taking Spirulina. Amino acids in Spirulina can fight against stress by regulating/balancing our neurotransmitters.