Spirulina is a blue microalgae found below green algae, and is part of the marine plankton. Rich in protein, vitamin B12, provitamin A, vitamin E, iron and trace elements. This microscopic blue algae stimulates the synthesis of collagen and elastin, acts as an antioxidant and plays a key role in lipid metabolism.
Spirulina, one of the oldest life forms on our planet, is believed to have inhabited the seas and lakes for 3.5 billion years. Known as "tecuitlatl" it was an ancient Aztec food.
It allows the body to take advantage of its metabolic energy and its power to neutralize free radicals. What it does is keep cellular oxygen safe. The abundance of cellular oxygen provided by this algae translates into a sensation of extraordinary vigor on the skin. It has cytostimulatory properties and is especially indicated for regenerative, moisturizing, antioxidant and anti-aging treatments. Powerful regenerator and decongestant.
Viewed through a microscope, this blue algae is shaped like a cylindrical spring, hence its name spirulina. Natural ingredient with high protein content, and contains all essential acids.