What is Chlorella Powder Extracts
Chlorella is a genus of single-celled green algae, belonging to the phylum Chlorophyta. It is spherical in shape, about 2 to 10 μm in diameter, and is without flagella. Chlorella contains the green photosynthetic pigments chlorophyll-a and -b in its chloroplast. Through photosynthesis it multiplies rapidly requiring only carbon dioxide, water, sunlight, and a small amount of minerals to reproduce.
What are Health Benefits?
Clinical studies on chlorella suggest effects including dioxin detoxification in humans and animals, healing from radiation exposure in animals and the ability to reduce high blood pressure, lower serum cholesterol levels, accelerate wound healing, and enhance immune functions in humans. However, the use of Chlorella for healing effects has received criticism.
Function of Chlorella Powder Extracts
2. Reducing radiation
3. Stimulating the immune system
4. Improving response to flu vaccine .
5. Increasing white blood cell counts (especially in people with HIV infection or cancer), preventing cold, protecting the body against toxic metals such as lead and mercury, and slowing the aging process.
Toxicity and Contraindications:
Chlorella extract is low in toxicity, and has few side-effects. ,however it can lead to increased bowel movements and diarrhea.It is thus recommended to reduce dosage, then increase very
Gradually. On the other hand, f bowel movement are less frequent, dosage can be increased. he consumption of Chlorella is recommended for pregnant and nursing women (with the recommended dosage);Chlorella ,along with Spirulina is an excellent ,nutritious alga during preganancy. the possible but rarer effects include headache,vertigo,shaking,pomples…..All these effects the fact that Chlorella detoxifies the body,which is contaminated in one way or another(pollutants ,toxins, heavy metals…)Finally, avoid Chorella if you are taking anticoagulants.
Application of Chlorella Powder Extracts
Pharmaceutical stuff / Health care / Food additives