Each tablet contains:
Chlorella vulgaris 300mg
Orally chlorella is used as a food supplement and source of nutrients, including protein, nucleic acids, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Chlorella is also used orally for cancer prevention, stimulating the immune system, improving response to flu vaccine, increasing white blood cell counts, preventing colds, to protect the body from the effects of radiation, to protect the body from toxic metals such as lead and mercury, and to slow aging. It is also used orally to increase beneficial flora in the gastrointestinal tract in order to improve digestion, and to help treat ulcers, colitis, crohn’s disease, and diverticulosis. Chlorella is also promoted for the prevention of stress-induced ulcers. Treatment of constipation, bad breath, and hypertension. as an antioxidant, to reduce serum cholesterol, to increase energy, to detoxify the body and as a source of magnesium to promote mental health, relieve premenstural syndrome (PMS), and reduce asthma attacks. It is also used orally for fibromyalgia.
Hypersensitivity to any component of the product.
Precaution & warnings:
Autoimmune diseases: chlorella seems to stimulate immune function. Theoretically, chlorella might exacerbate autoimmune disease by stimulating disease activity. Advice patients with autoimmune disease such as multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), or others to avoid or use chlorella with caution.
Immunodeficiency: there is concern that chlorella might cause pathogenic colonization in some patients who are immunocompromised. Use with caution or avoid in these patients.
Iodine sensitivity: chlorella can contain iodine. Chlorella might cause an allergic reaction on people sensitive to iodine.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding:
insufficient reliable information available, avoid using.
Dosage and administration:
The recommended daily intake is 3 tablets, together with a little water, three times a day.
Chlorella appears to be safe for up to 2 months.
Orally chlorella can cause diarrhea, abdominal cramping, flatus, and nausea, especially during the first week of treatment. It can also cause fatigue. Green discoloration of the feces has also been reported, presumably due to the chlorophyll content of chlorella. Allergic reactions, including asthma and anaphylaxis, have been reported in people taking chlorella, and in those preparing chlorella tablets. Photosensitivity reactions have also occurred following ingestion of chlorella. Rarely, chlorella and other algae causes infections in humans.
Interaction rating: moderate
Chlorella seems to stimulate immune function. Theoretically chlorella might interfere with immunosuppressant therapy by stimulating immune function. There is also concern that chlorella might cause pathogenic colonization in some immunosuppressed patients. Chlorella should be avoided or used cautiously in these patients.
Interaction rating: moderate
Chlorella contains significant amounts of vitamin K. theoretically; taking chlorella might decrease the anticoagulant activity and effectiveness of warfarin.
Store below 30°C, in dry place.
Keep out of reach of children.