Spirulina is a powerhouse of protein. It is rich in vitamins and is believed to promote weight management. Spirulina is believed to help in fighting allergies and helps to heal wound quickly. It often gets misclassified as an herb because of its amazing health promoting properties, but actually it’s a bacteria, or a blue-green algae that's found in pristine freshwater lakes, ponds, and rivers. It is most commonly recognized as one of the world's most nutritionally complete superfoods. It is one of the leading sources of Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory agents in nature.