Chlorella is used for a variety of conditions such as fibromyalgia, digestive problems, and for boosting the immune system. Can cause stomach cramping.
Chlorella is a fresh water green alga.
Chlorella is used most often for fibromyalgia, digestive problems, and for boosting the immune system.
Chlorella is thought to work by providing the body with significant amounts of protein, lipids, carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Chlorella may also boost the immune system by increasing the number of certain white blood cells and other factors that help the body fight infections.
Common side effects of chlorella include diarrhea, nausea, and abdominal cramping.
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Chlorella is used most often for fibromyalgia, high blood pressure, cancer, ulcerative colitis, and boosting the immune system.
Chlorella has not been proven effective for all of the uses listed above. Chlorella may be used for other conditions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Side Effects of Chlorella
Common side effects of chlorella include the following:
- Abdominal cramping
This is not a complete list of chlorella side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:
- Drugs that suppress the immune system
This is not a complete list of chlorella drug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Special precautions & warnings:
- Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using chlorella if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, or trying to become pregnant.
- Chlorella contains vitamin K and may decrease the effects of warfarin. Talk to your doctor before using chlorella if you take warfarin.