Studies related to Interleukin 1-alpha and Spirulina

Clinical Comparison Of The Efficacy Of Spirulina Platensis And Cetirizine For Treatment Of Allergic Rhinitis

Effect Decrease
Values Mean and SD. Spirulina: before 0.55 ± 1.19, after 0.08 ± 0.16. Cetrizine: before 0.18 ± 0.28, after 0.56 ± 0.49.
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 65
Sex Both Genders
Notes for this study:
In a randomized, single-blind controlled trial, 65 participants with allergic rhinitis took either 2 g spirulina or 10 mg cetirizine for 2 months.

There was a greater improvement in rhinorrhoea, nasal obstruction, smell, sleep, daily working, social activity, and several cytokines. There was also a greater improvement in nasal itching and sneezing, but the difference wasn't statistically significant.
Funding issues for this study:
Unclear.