COVID-19 | Study explores benefits of spirulina as complementary medicine

JOHANNESBURG - A study by Israeli and Icelandic scientists claims that spirulina may reduce the risk of severe COVID-19 by up to 70 percent.

Spirulina is grown in water and sold in powdered form as a health food supplement to be added to smoothies.

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It contains anti-oxidants.

The findings of the study come at a time when South Africa is bracing itself for the fifth wave of COVID-19.

Specialist in complementary medicines, Giulia Criscuolo discussed the outcomes with Gareth Edwards.


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