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    Product Name: Phycocyanin Powder
    Latin Name: Spirulina
    Source: Aphanizomenon flos-aquae, Spirulina
    Mesh Size: 60-120 Mesh
    Appearance: blue powder
    Odor: With natural fresh spirulina flavor
    Certifications: ISO,KOSHER,Halal,USDA;
    Samples: Available for 10-20g
    Email: [email protected]

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    What is Phycocyanin?

    Phycocyanin is a pigment-protein complex from the light-harvesting phycobiliprotein family, along with allophycocyanin and phycoerythrin. It is an accessory pigment to chlorophyll. All phycobiliproteins are water-soluble, so they cannot exist within the membrane as carotenoids can.

    Phycocyanin powder is also called blue spirulina powder. Blue spirulina is a blue powder extracted from spirulina. It is the only certified natural pigment powder in the United States. Spirulina extract phycocyanin is a kind of food coloring used in foods and beverages. It is also excellent health care and superfood nutrient material, and it is more and more favored by healthy people worldwide. In addition, it is added to cosmetics due to its special properties.

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    Specification of Natural Pigment Blue Spirulina Phycocyanin Powder

    Protein Percent
    Phycocyanin Percent

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    Details About our Phycocyanin Powder

    Product Name: Phycocyanin(Spirulina Extract) Part Used: Spirulina
    Synonyms Spirulina Powder, Blue Spirulina, Chlorella Phycocyanin, Phycocyanin powder Production Date: 2022.06.25
    Item Specification Method Result Method
    Physical and Chemical Property
    Appearance Blue Fine Powder Conforms Visual
    Odour Characteristic Conforms Olfactory
    Impurity No Visible Impurity Conforms Visual
    Particle size ≥95% through 80 mesh Conforms Screening
    Residue on Ignition ≤5g/100g 1.06g/100g 3g/550℃/4hrs
    Loss on Drying ≤8g/100g 4.01g/100g 3g/105℃/2hrs
    Total protein content ≥80% 83.59% Kjeldahl method
    Color Value ≥E40 40.38 UV(E1%618nm in distill water)
    Purity ≥1.5 3.35 UV(A620nm/A280nm)
    PH PH5-7 Conforms 1g/100ml
    Ingredients Phycocyanin(Spirulina extract)90%-95%
    Residue Analysis
    Heavy Metals ≤10mg/kg Conforms
    Lead (Pb) ≤2.00mg/kg Conforms ICP-MS
    Arsenic (As) ≤2.00mg/kg Conforms ICP-MS
    Cadmium (Cd) ≤1.00mg/kg Conforms ICP-MS
    Mercury (Hg) ≤0.50mg/kg Conforms ICP-MS
    PAH(BaP+CHR+BaA+BbFA) ≤50μg/kg Conforms GC-MS
    Benzo [a] pyrene ≤10μg/kg Conforms GC-MS
    Microbiological Tests
    Total Plate Count ≤10000cfu/g 500cfu/g AOAC 990.12
    Total Yeast & Mold ≤100cfu/g 10cfu/g AOAC 997.02
    coli-group ≤10cfu/g Conforms AOAC 997.02
    E.Coli. Negative/10g Conforms AOAC 991.14
    Salmonella Negative/10g Conforms AOAC 998.09
    S.aureus Negative/10g Conforms AOAC 2003.07
    Aflatoxins (B1+B2+G1+G2) < 20μg/kg Conforms HPLC
    Aflatoxin B1 < 5μg/kg Conforms HPLC
    Microcystins < 1μg/kg Conforms HPLC
    Product Status
    Conclusion: Sample Qualified.
    Allergen None.
    Shelf Life: 24 months under the conditions below and in its original packaging.
    Retest date: Retest every 24 months under the conditions below and in its original packaging.
    Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from Moisture, Light.

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    Phycocyanin Benefits

    1. Phycocyanin pigment can improve immunity, maintain vitality, resist radiation, strengthen metabolism, and expel toxins.

    2. Phycocyanin pigment can prevent high blood pressure, diabetes also can effectively prevent liver disease, and has a relieving effect on constipation and hemorrhoids

    3. Phycocyanin pigment has a relieving effect on peptic ulcers.

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    What is phycocyanin good for?

    1. At present, there are four types of Blue Food Coloring Powder that can be used on Foods. There are Phycocyanin, Brilliant Blue, Gardenia Powder, and Butterfly Pea Powder.
      Phycocyanin is undoubtedly the most excellent blue food Coloring Powder in terms of Coloring effect, solubility, and Nutritional Value. Natural food coloring: It can be used as food colorants and cosmetics additives. Provisions: for candy, jelly, popsicles, ice cream, Snacks, Candy, Jelly, Fillings, cheese products, and fruit juice (flavor) type drinks.
    2. Phycocyanin is a kind of health care food
      To improve anemia, promote blood cell regeneration, and improve blood pigment. Conservation of ovaries, to promote the synthesis of elastin in the human body and other effects. To promote immunity and disease resistance. Inhibit cancer cell growth.
    3. Phycocyanin is fit for directly drinking
      Take 5g Phycocyanin, and added it to the glass to drink directly. It will have a good function of removing spots, maintaining beauty, and keeping young.
    4. Phycocyanin is also a cosmetic product
      Anti-aging, Radical scavenging activity, Antioxidant, Remove spot, With the role of moisturizing and make the skin with elasticity. Such as making Moisture Cream , Hand Sanitizer, Eye shadow Lipstick etc. Only the most vigorous natural creatures can extract the most vigorous skin care products. Phycocyanin can long-lasting moisturizing, improve skin dryness.

    Why Choose Best nutras as your Phycocyanin supplier?

    We have been working in the R&D of natural products for several years. With our excellent research team, complete production line, and good after-sale team, we confirm that we could offer you high-quality products based on every experiment.

    Our colorant ingredients include Curcumin powder, Lycopene, Lutein, beta carotene, Gardenia Yellow, Monascus pigment…etc. Just send us your inquiry at [email protected].



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