Active Ingredient: Phycocyanin
Description: Blue fine powder
Botanical Source: Algae Blue Pigment
Main Specification: Color value E18 ±5% (E1.0% 618nm in water)
Package: 5kg per Foil bag into Fiber Drum
Phycocyanin (also called Spirulina Blue, Blue Spirulina, Spirulina Extract) is a pigment-protein complex from the light-harvesting phycobiliprotein family, along with allo- phycocyanin and phycoerythrin. It is an accessory pigment to chlorophyll. Phycocyanin powder is a natural, water soluble and non-toxic food
pigment extracted and processed from Spirulina platensis. It is a characteristic bright blue color, absorbing orange and red light, particularly near 620nm, and emits fluorescence at about 652nm.
Phycocyanin powder is one of the rare pigment proteins in nature, not only has vivid color, but also is
a nutrient-rich protein, which has a complete amino acids composition and a high content of essential amino acids. Phycocyanin has the physiological activities of improving immunity and scavenging free radicals. In the early 21st century, phycocyanin was widely used as food and cosmetics senior natural
pigment, and made into biochemical drugs in United States, Japan and other countries. Because of the strong
Phycocyanin powder also can be prepared as a fluorescent probe for the photodynamic researches of
biology and cytology.
Algae Variety Identification
Blue Fine powder
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-Protect nerve tissue
Phycocyanin powder can protect nerve tissue by reducing the free radicals’ damage to neurons. Rimbau et al. found that phycocyanin can reduce kainic acid-induced neuuronal damage in rat hippocampus, and suggested that phycocyanin can be used to treat oxidative stress-induced neuronal injury in neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
1. As natural colors, food additives of seasoning, it is mainly used in food field, such as ice cream, chewing gum, powdered beverages, cool drinks, cakes, snacks, sweets, jelly, fillings, noodles, mustard, sugar tablets, capsules, and so on, it can not used in kelp, crony, edible meat, beans, vegetables (not include such food processing food), fresh fish shells, tea, seaweed laver category;
1-5kg with double plastic container inside/aluminum foil bag outside.
10kg with double plastic container inside/carton outside or as per customer’s request.
Q1: Are you a factory or trading company?
A: We are a factory for Phycocyanin, Spirulina Exract, Spirulina Blue. It is located in Wulan Town, Inner Mongolia Province, Northern China. Welcome to visit and audit us.
Q2: How can I get some samples?
A: 30g free sample is available, but the shipping cost should be paid by customers.
Q3: What’s your MOQ for Phycocyanin Natural Blue Pigment?
A: Our MOQ for Phycocyanin powder is 1.0kg.
Q4: What’s your package for Phycocyanin Natural Blue Pigment?
A: Usually, the goods is packed in 10kg/fiber drum, with 5kg plastic bag inside and aluminum foil bag outside.