Chlorella Benefits & Information

Latin Name

Chlorella vulgaris

Also Known As

Blue-green algae

Origin

China

Parts Used

Whole parts of blue-green algae

Traditional Use and Health Benefits

What can Chlorella really do for your health? It offers a stunning array of health benefits.

Chlorella is commonly used for treating the following conditions:

Obesity
Diabetes
Hypoglycemia
Arthritis
Depression
Severe liver damage and liver disorders
Intestinal ulcers
Hemorrhoids
Asthma
High blood pressure
Constipation
Bleeding gums
Infections
Inflammation of joints and tissues
Body odor / breath odor
Various degenerative diseases
Essential fatty acid deficiencies
Mineral deficiencies (magnesium is a common deficiency)

Chlorella is particularly useful for:

People with poor digestion and assimilation (these micro-algae are easy to digest and absorb)

People with poor vitality and anemia

Individuals who consumer large quantities of animal protein (the micro-algae protein, in contrast, is easier to digest and offers a far healthier balance of minerals)

People who eat refined or processed foods

People who take prescription drugs (Chlorella protects the kidneys and liver)

People who are overweight or obese

People who engage in physical exercise and / or strength training

People with low energy levels (feeling depleted, exhausted, etc.)
In fact, both chlorella and spirulina have been described as "the perfect food".

Typical Use

Powder-
Take ½ to 2 teaspoons 1 or 2 times per day

Tablets-
1-4 tablets taken 2 or 3 times per day

Chlorella
Constituents

High-quality complete protein that is more dense and more digestible than any animal-derived protein. (Chlorella is 58% protein.)
All the known B vitamins, including vitamin B12 which is almost never found in plants.
Vitamin C.
Vitamin E.
Macrominerals: calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium and many more.
Trace minerals.
Omega-3 fatty acids including GLA.
Mucopolysaccharides.
Beta-carotene.
Nucleic acids (RNA & DNA).
Chlorophyll.