Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Make Your Own Spirulina Capsules!

A number of months back, I started on the road to learning more about how to use herbs, and how to make them into tinctures, rubs, etc. At that time, I had also purchased several items that need to be encapsulated to be used easily and all the supplies to do it.

Of course, I spent a lot of time make various tinctures and rubs, but didn't get around to trying out my supplies to encapsulate the spirulina and bentonite clay that I had bought.

So, yesterday, in the midst of having 3 extra kids in my house, I decided to try it out. It was actually a very easy process and I will finish filling up my 1000 capsules on a day when I don't have so much going on! Below are some pictures of the process of filling up the Spirulina capsules. I will do the Bentonite clay later also.

You can order these items and so much more at the Bulk Herb Store. The water filter they sell is also wonderful!

I will let you know if taking the Spirulina makes a difference. It is supposed to be very good for you. You can even use it to replace food as it is a complete food.

Here is a link to some information I just found today--it even has a break down of nutrient content if you click on the various links towards the bottom of the page. It is for a different spirulina product than what I have, but should be very similar! What is Spirulina?

I will continue to share what I learn as I go along!

My capsule making "set up".

Filling the capsules.

Capping the capsules.

The finished capsules.

Labeled and stored in a bag for now.


Walston Family said...

I read the headline as, "Make your own SPIRITUAL capsules!"
I thought, Gee...Wendy may be on to something here!

allhealth said...

Hi Wendy,
Nice article! Just one comment - you should store the Spirulina Capsules in a non-clear bag as light damages the nutrients. Always store them in a cool, dark place.
More on Spirulina
Kind Regards,

ecolifeemail said...

I know this is an older post, but I am so glad I found it. Thanks for having it on here as I am moving to the kitchen now to cap my spirulina powder! Hope it worked out for you all healthwise!