Arbonne Ingredients Spirulina


Spirulina is a nutrient-rich superfood known for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and immune-boosting properties. Found in blue-green algae, spirulina is rich in proteins, vitamins, and minerals. Ideal for enhancing energy, detoxification, and overall wellness, with a recommended daily intake of 2-3 grams in tablet form or 1-2 teaspoons of powder.

What is Spirulina?

Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that is renowned for its high nutrient content and health benefits. It has been consumed for centuries by various cultures for its nutritional value. Spirulina is rich in proteins, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, making it a popular dietary supplement for enhancing overall health and well-being.

Where is it Usually Found in Nature?

Spirulina is naturally found in warm, alkaline, freshwater environments such as lakes and ponds. It is often cultivated in controlled environments to ensure purity and quality. Spirulina is harvested, dried, and processed into various forms, including powders, tablets, and capsules.

Benefits to Health and Body

  1. High Nutrient Density: Spirulina is packed with essential nutrients, including proteins, vitamins B1, B2, and B3, iron, magnesium, and potassium. It is also one of the richest plant sources of protein.
  2. Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Properties: Spirulina contains powerful antioxidants, such as phycocyanin, which help protect cells from oxidative stress and reduce inflammation.
  3. Immune Support: It boosts the immune system by enhancing the activity of various immune cells, including natural killer cells and antibodies.
  4. Energy Boost: Spirulina provides a natural energy boost due to its high protein and nutrient content, helping to combat fatigue and improve stamina.
  5. Detoxification: It aids in detoxifying the body by binding to heavy metals and other toxins, facilitating their removal from the body.

Examples of Use

  • Dietary Supplements: Spirulina is available in tablet or capsule form for convenient daily intake.
  • Powder: Spirulina powder can be added to smoothies, juices, and other beverages for a nutritional boost.
  • Functional Foods: It can be incorporated into energy bars, snacks, and even baked goods to enhance their nutritional value.
  • Skincare: Spirulina is used in some skincare products for its antioxidant properties and ability to promote healthy skin.

Suggested Daily Intake

The recommended daily intake of spirulina varies depending on individual health goals and the form of the supplement. Generally, a typical serving is:

  • Tablets/Capsules: 2-3 grams per day, following the manufacturer’s dosage instructions.
  • Powder: 1-2 teaspoons per day, mixed into beverages or food.

It is advisable to start with a lower dose and gradually increase to avoid potential digestive discomfort. Always consult with a healthcare provider before starting any new supplement regimen, especially if you have underlying health conditions or are pregnant or breastfeeding.

You'll find Spirulina in the following Arbonne products