Chlorella Powder

Chlorella Powder

Chlorella is a single-celled microalgae which grows naturally in freshwater bodies across the globe. It is a type of phytoplankton – free floating aquatic plants which create their own energy from sunlight using the green photosynthetic pigment chlorophyll.

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Product benefits

  • High in fibre, protein, iron and potassium
  • Protein contributes to a growth in muscle mass and maintenance of normal bones
  • Iron contributes to normal transport of oxygen around the body; it also contributes to normal cognitive function, normal function of the immune system and the reduction of tiredness and fatigue
  • Potassium is known to contribute to normal functioning of the nervous system, normal muscle function, and the maintenance of normal blood pressure
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Chlorella is an ancient species which first evolved around 2 billion years ago, but was only identified in the 1800s by a Dutch scientist. Much research was conducted in the early 1900s into chlorella’s potential as a readily available source of nutrition as it grows quickly, assimilating energy at a faster rate than other terrestrial plant crops. It is now grown and harvested commercially in countries across the world with a suitably warm climate and consistent sunlight, as it requires temperatures between 20-25°C and constant sunlight to grow sufficiently for cell division to occur.

Our chlorella is grown and harvested on a small island in the South China sea. The freshwater ponds are filled with water extracted from deep below the ground, which is carefully filtered before use to ensure it is completely pure. No chemical pesticides or herbicides are used in the growth of our organic chlorella, and it is allowed to grow outside under natural sunlight whilst being gently mixed to ensure an even distribution of the newly generated chlorella cells as it rapidly reproduces