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Benefits

Spirulina side effects, interaction with other drugs and foods

Spirulina is not a medication but a totally natural product that can help maintain or restore good health. What are spirulina side effects? No side effects are usually observed when eating spirulina as long as they are cultivated and packaged in good conditions. FDA recognize spirulina GRAS (Generally Recognize As Save for human consumption)…
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Culture

How to grow your own Spirulina at home – Part IV – The culture medium

The culture medium – or the water in which spirulina grows – is one of the most import parameter when growing spirulina at home. Why? Because spirulina will absorb whatever is in its environment, which is, you guested it, the culture medium. This means that spirulina will “bind” with heavy metals and…
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Culture

How to grow your own spirulina at home PART II – The Temperature

The temperature will directly influence the growth rate (or growth speed) of your spirulina. And in does so pretty drastically. We’ve talked in this post about  the four key factors to growing spirulina – the light, the temperature, the agitation and the culture medium. In PART I  we’ve detailed the…
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