klamath lake blue green algae powder

Organic blue-green algae is one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. Two varieties, spirulina and Aphanizomenon flos-aquae, are the most consumed forms of blue green algae; which has superfood status due to high concentrations of proteins, vitamins and nutrients. It is stated that Klamath Lake blue-green algae has special health benefits, and because it only grows at Klamath, it’s worthy of special attention above and beyond other types of lake algae.



Along with general health benefits, this microalgae has been associated with its positive effects upon mental energy, attention, mood and anxiety which until now have been largely anecdotal. Klamath blue green algae’s unique components may be one of nature’s most potent brain and mood foods.


Like other blue-green algaes, Klamath lake algae is a good source of protein, phytonutrients, and iron that has a high level of bio-availibility.

With regards to the health benefits of Klamath Lake Algae in particular, there are two remarkable points to consider:

  1. It has large amounts of a compound called phycocyanin, moreso than any other food in the world
  2. There’s really not a whole lot of research on the health benefits of klamath lake algae


Not known side effects


None are recorded.

Other names

Aphanizomenon Flos-Aquae or AFA


Source: GlobalHealingCenter, http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/benefits-of-blue-green-algae/

BlogHealthKismet, http://blog.healthkismet.com/klamath-lake-algae-benefits-supplements

EnergyGrid, http://www.energygrid.com/health/2009/10kb-klamathalgae.html

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