Common Names: Algue Verte d’Eau Douce, Bulgarian Chlorella, Bulgarian Green Algae, Chinese Chlorella, Chlorella Algae, Chlorella Pyrenoidosa, Chlorella Vulgaris, Chlorelle, Clorela, Freshwater Green Algae, Freshwater Seaweed, Green Alga, Green Algae, Japanese Chlorella, Seaweed, Yaeyama Chlorella.
Scientific Name: Chlorella Pyrenoidosa
Common Uses: Radiation or chemotherapy side effects. Early research suggests chlorella tablets plus chlorella liquid extract might help people with a type of brain cancer called glioma better tolerate chemotherapy and radiation treatments, possibly by boosting the immune system. Unfortunately, chlorella doesn’t seem to slow the progression of the cancer or improve survival, Fibromyalgia. Some people with fibromyalgia say they feel better when they take chlorella tablets plus a liquid extract containing malic acid daily for two months, Cancer prevention, Colds, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis, Ulcers, Constipation, Bad breath, High blood pressure, High cholesterol.
*Warnings: Chlorella has caused serious allergic reactions, including asthma and other dangerous breathing problems. Chlorella can cause skin to become extra sensitive to the sun. Wear sunblock outside, especially if you are light-skinned.
Origin: New Latin, genus name, from Greek chlōro.