Chlorella is a food that is known to be a perfect wholefood. It is a complete protein food, which means it has a perfect balance of amino acids. It also contains all the B vitamins, C and E, as well as the major minerals, especially zinc and iron.
Its actions have shown it to
- Improve the immune system
- Improve digestion ‘
- Promote healing
- Protect against radiation
- Treat Candida
- Relieve arthritis
- Aid weight loss and
- Reduce chronic disease
The number one use of these algae is for detoxification. It was originally and still effectively used to aid bad breath, skin disorders and heavy metal toxicity.
It was noted that 8mg of chlorella a day prevents smokers from suffering from cadmium poisoning. When it was given for 12 days the cadmium excretions in the patients increased 3 times over the baseline. Over 24 days the cadmium in the urine increases to 7 times greater than the baseline.
Not only has it been shown to effective in reducing heavy metals, it has also shown to detoxify people from PCB exposure. People found after taking 4-6mg daily for one year, they felt less tired, they had better digestion, and normal bowel movements.
To heal the body from the effects of radiation the radioactive particles need to bind and then be flushed from the body. Algae’s and seaweeds have been shown to be effective in helping to bind these particles and carry them out of the body. This is why in some countries chlorella has become part of the treatment regime as being used as an adjunct supplement during radiation treatment for cancer.