Growing Environment Spirulina can grow naturally in lakes and ponds, but the best quality Spirulina grows in controlled environments that are in sunny and hot climates with access to fresh clean mineral rich water. Sunny and Hot Environment Spirulina needs heat and sunlight to activate its photosynthesis process. The hotter and sunnier the climate, the better Spirulina will grow. No Pollution, Herbicides, or Pesticides Spirulina is best grown in natural environments in remote locations. Pollution from cities can contaminate Spirulina cultures causing unsafe and poor quality Spirulina. Clean Water Spirulina thrives in clean high alkaline water. The water must be clean and sourced from natural rivers and lakes. Polluted water can harm Spirulina and make it unsafe. Learn everything about Spirulina Spirulina Basics Learn about what Spirulina is and where it comes from. Learn more about what is Spirulina made of and what nutrients are in Spirulina? Spirulina Quality Standards Learn the difference between high quality Spirulina and low quality Spirulina. Not all Spirulina is alike but it's easy to spot and taste the difference. Spirulina Health Benefits Learn about the wide range of health benefits of consuming Spirulina including providing more energy, immune system boost, and better circulation. Safety of Spirulina Spirulina is a natural food and safe to eat. But like any food on the market, the safety of the food depends on the source and if producers follows safe practices. Growing Environment Learn about the optimal environmental conditions to grow Spirulina. Spirulina requires specific conditions to produce the best nutritional quality. Application Learn about the variety of ways you can consume Spirulina. Spirulina can be added it to all kinds smoothies and shakes, as well as desserts and main dishes.