In spirulina contains vitamins a, E and C, as well as the optimal combination of b vitamins Spirulina is rich in calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, magnesium, sodium, potassium, manganese, molybdenum and copper. This seaweed saturated with pigments – carotenoid, pikalaina, chlorophyll, and fatty acids – omega-3 and omega-6. This composition is capable of restoring the metabolism and impaired function of many systems of the body.
But the main advantage of spirulina in a large protein (about 70%), which contains all the essential amino acids. They are not able to be formed in the body itself, so the demand for them is replenished solely through diet. With the participation of amino acids in the formation of all cells, tissues, muscles and tendons. That's why spirulina has wide range of applications, not only in prevention but also treatment.
Thanks to the vitamin-mineral composition of spirulina can be taken to maintain the natural beauty of skin elasticity, Shine and normal condition of the nails. Preventive doses of spirulina – 1-3 g daily for 1 month. In addition to prevention , spirulina is used in the treatment of skin diseases and burns. For the treatment dosage was increased to 5 g.
Due to wound-healing and antioxidant properties of spirulina used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease, all gastrointestinal diseases, diet therapy. The tendency to constipation is to take spirulina should on an empty stomach with plenty of water. For diarrhea spirulina is taken during or after meal with a small amount of water.
In Pediatrics spirulina is prescribed to strengthen the immune system, prevention and treatment of anemia, as an adjunct in the treatment of diseases of the stomach and intestines, and atopic dermatitis and bronchial asthma. Children's dosage is 0.5 to 3 grams, depending on age.
Spirulina is able to excrete salts of heavy metals, radionuclides, and toxins. Thanks to its high dose (5 g) actively used in the treatment exposures.
At a dosage of 1-3 grams of spirulina is prescribed for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, treatment and prevention of anemia (especially children and during pregnancy).