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Spirulina

INCI: Spirulina platensis extract

Overview

Spirulina represents a biomass of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae). There are two species, Arthrospira platensis and Arthrospira maxima, which produce pigments called phycocyanin and phycoerthyrin. Phycocyanin is a blue-coloured pigment, absorbing orange and red light, and phycoerthyrin is a red-coloured pigment. Pigments of microalgal origin which are currently enjoying high market demand and spirulina falls into this category!

ORGANIC FORMULATION: Accepted

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REGUATORY STATUS: widely accepted

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Possible Health Concerns/Side Effects: considered safe

restricted in: widely accepted

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