Chlorella is a form of unicellular Green Algae found in still, fresh water; or soil, or bark of trees.
- Botanical Names
- Chlorella pyrenoidosa, Chlorella vulgaris
- Health Benefits of Spirulina
- Some studies suggest that Chlorella may be useful for lowering Blood Pressure in people afflicted with Hypertension. It is claimed by some researchers that Chlorella (8 grams per day) can detoxify persons affected with Cadmium poisoning. Chlorella prolongs survival times in persons afflicted with various forms of Cancer (by boosting the Immune Response, i.e. not by directly killing Cancer cells). Chlorella prolongs survival times in persons afflicted with Breast Cancer and Leukemia (by boosting the Immune Response, i.e. not by directly killing Cancer cells). Recently (1998), Chlorella (Chlorella vulgaris species) has also been shown to contain a Glycoprotein (named CVS) that inhibits the metastasis of some forms of Cancer. Chlorella facilitates the production of Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF). Chlorella facilitates the production of Interferon Gamma. Chlorella facilitates the production of Interleukin 1 (Interleukin 1 alpha form).