Spirulina Benefits
and Homemade Recipes!



Discover Spirulina benefits for the body, skin and hair!  This blue-green algae grows best in warm fresh water lakes and ponds, but it’s also found in natural and saltwater springs.  It is one of the oldest life forms on Earth. It is sold in different forms:  powder, capsules, tablets and in juices.  Powder is added to smoothies and other recipes.  Natural blue-green algae powder is packed with chlorophyll, vitamins, protein, iron, calcium and other nutrients! It contains powerful antioxidants! Spirulina is considered a superfood with its nutrient rich content and health benefits!

Spirulina is used for making homemade soap! Infuse it into one of your soap making oils for a beautiful, natural, blue-green color.  Don’t use chemical dyes!  Follow homemade soap recipes with Spirulina.


SPIRULINA BENEFITS - Body

Detoxify
Aid Digestion
Reduce Fatigue
Suppress Appetite
Improve Eye Health
Increase Endurance
Reduce Inflammation
Help Balance Body pH
Boost Immune System
Improve Brain Function
Help Balance Blood Sugar
Help Reduce Bad Cholesterol
Help Protect against Oral Cancer

HOMEMADE RECIPES with SPIRULINA
12 Smoothie Recipes with Spirulina

CAUTIONS:  Consult your medical care provider before taking Spirulina. Discuss whether or not it’s appropriate for you and if it can be taken in combination with other medications and/or supplements you are taking. Some people do not react well to it. For examples: avoid if you’re pregnant or nursing, sensitive to iodine or have iodine allergy, have allergies to seafood, seaweed or other sea vegetables, have PKU, kidney stones, gout, an autoimmune disorder or a thyroid condition.


SPIRULINA BENEFITS - Skin

Tone
Detoxify
Reduce Acne
Promote Clear Skin
Reduce Signs of Aging
Help Skin Retain Moisture

HOMEMADE SKIN CARE RECIPE - Homemade Face Mask

DIRECTIONS:  Mix together 1 teaspoon of raw or Manuka honey, 3/4 teaspoon Spirulina powder, 1 heaping teaspoon plain, unsweet, yogurt and 1 drop of essential oil (lavender, patchouli or geranium). Apply mixture evenly to face. Avoid eyes and inside ears/nose. Leave on face for approx. 10 minutes, then rinse off with warm water.  Gently pat dry. 


SPIRULINA BENEFITS - Soap Making Tips/Homemade Soap Recipes

Spirulina is a natural soap colorant.  It gives soap a natural blue-green hue, without using chemical dyes.  Infuse it into one of your soap making oils. 

Spirulina Powder Soap Recipe

Spirulina Powder in Cold Process Soap


SPIRULINA BENEFITS - Hair

Strengthen
Reduce Dandruff
Reduce Hair Loss
Help Speed Up Hair Growth

HAIR CARE RECIPE:  Add 1/4 teaspoon of spirulina powder to your own shampoo when washing hair.  Blend well.  Rinse hair well with water. 

Another option is to buy a shampoo, on the market, with Spirulina as one of the ingredients.  You may want to consider brands: True Blue Spirulina Shampoo or Ligne St. Barth Extra Mild Shampoo with Spirulina Algae.

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