What is Chlorophyll?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Life Extension Chlorophyllin

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See also: Chlorella Chlorella Growth Factor Wheat Grass

Chlorophyll is the substance responsible for the green color in plants that accomplishes photosynthesis. It has been used traditionally to improve and reduce the odors. It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and wound-healing properties.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 6 4
Increased energy 4 2
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 4
Fatigue 1 1
Primary lateral sclerosis 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Chlorophyll

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Chlorophyll

Dosage Patients
100 mg twice daily 1
2,400 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Chlorophyll

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 2
Other 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Chlorophyll

Duration

Currently taking Chlorophyll

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Chlorophyll

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 4
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3 patient evaluations for Chlorophyll

Jul 7, 2017 (Started May 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Helps in normal blood clotting, wound healing, hormonal balance, deodorizing and detoxification of the body and promotes digestive health. It has healing effects on oxidation and inflammatory
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 22, 2016 (Started May 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2013 (Started May 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for energy)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for increased energy)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mL Daily

Nov 23, 2012 (Started May 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for energy)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for increased energy)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mL Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2012 (Started Jul 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 tps. Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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