Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia
Print version ISSN 0102-695X
TERAN, Elizabeth. Spirulin: a new Brazilian fashion. Rev. bras. farmacogn. [online]. 1989, vol.2-3-4, pp. 197-207. ISSN 0102-695X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-695X1989000100014.
The author presents a series of figures referents to morphology, culture, process of manufacture, chemical composition and uses of spiruline, a blue-green microalgae which consumption is in evidence in some countries of Europe, Asia and North America and begins to be widely utilized by Brazilians.
Keywords : espiruline; Spirulina maxima; Spirulina ptatensis.