Chlorella is a genus of a single-cell green algae belonging to the green algae family. It is a fresh water alga, spherical in shape with a diameter of 2-10 micrometres. The name chlorella is taken from the Greek 'chloros', meaning green, and the Latin suffix 'ella', meaning small. It grows in large quantities in south-east Asia, turning rivers and lakes there green.
Chlorella is one of the most valuable food sources in the world. It naturally contains a wide range of nutrients and phytonutrients. Chlorella contains the highest content of chlorophyll of any plant on earth. A minimum intake of 3g chlorella per day can reinforce vitality and help eliminate heavy metals from the body.
Rich in fibres, phosphorus, copper, manganese, iron, selenium and vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, B9 and K.
Also contains carbohydrates, proteins, folic acid, chlorophyll.
• Highest chlorophyll content of any plant
• Replacement for vitamin preparations
• Powerful detoxicant
Add 2 or 3 teaspoons of Purasana organic chlorella powder to 250 - 300 ml smoothies, shakes, milk (vegetable), fruit juices or you can add these to your yoghurts, breakfast cereals or desserts. Chlorella powder has a fairly pronounced and powerful taste, delicious when added to vegetable smoothies or vegetable juice. The ideal daily dose is 2.5 g to 5 g. You can also combine several superfoods. Be inventive and don't hesitate to experiment by adding superfoods to your dishes and recipes.