7 Ways Chlorophyll and its Supplements may Benefit You

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1. Has Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Activity

2. Controls Body Odour

3. Has Anti-ageing Effects on Skin

4. Aids in Synthesis of Blood (Hemoglobin)

5. Is a Natural Detoxifier

6. Protects Liver and Promotes Gut Health

7. May Combat Cancer

Are There any Side Effects to Taking Chlorophyll?

  • Mild diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Green discoloration of urine or feces, when chlorophyll is consumed orally
  • Black discoloration of the tongue
  • Mild burning, itching on topical application

Recommended Dose for Chlorophyll and Supplements

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