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Cyanophyceae: General Characters and Classification

There are about 160 genera and 1.500 species in Cyanophyceae. In India, the class is represented by 98 genera and 833 species. The members of Cyanophycrae (Myxophyceae) are commonly known as blue-green algae as their principal pigment is a bluish-green e- phycocyanin. They also contain chlorophyll a, B-carotene and e-phycoerythrin. They differ from other algae: … Read more

Health Benefits of Hawaiian Spirulina


Why Hawaiian Spirulina? Hawaiian Spirulina is grown in ponds at the Hawaiian Islands. It is the best spirulina type you can get on the planet. It has about 60% of proteins, the very high concentration of carotenoid and acid, beta-carotene and zeaxanthin and it also has a blue pigment called phycocyanin. In addition, Hawaiian Spirulina … Read more

Spirulina Side Effects, Dangers and Warnings


What Is Spirulina? Spirulina is a biomass of blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) that can be consumed by both humans and animals. There are two species of Spirulina, namely Arthrospira platensis and A. maxima. Arthospira is cultivated worldwide and used as a whole food or dietary supplement. Spirulina is known to strengthen the immune system and provide … Read more

Health Benefits of Blue Green Algae

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Blue-Green Algae Family is actually types of bacteria known as Cyanobacteria. They are normally looking green, but sometimes they may turn bluish when scums are dying. Cyanobacteria are photosynthetic and aquatic and live in water & capable to manufacture their own food. These are one of the largest and most important groups of bacteria on … Read more