Chlorella pyrenoidosa is a species of fresh water green algae. It has been used medicinally as a chelatory agent, for example to extract mercury from the body. However there is no scientific proof of this.
Possible medicinal uses include:
It occurs world wide. The species name pyrenoidosa refers to the presence of a prominent pyrenoid within the Chlorella chloroplast. This species has been used in traditional Chinese medicine.
Dietary Supplementation with Chlorella pyrenoidosa Produces Positive Results in Patients with Cancer or Suffering From Certain Common Chronic Illnesses.
Feb 01, 2001; Randall E. Merchant is a professor of anatomy and neurosurgery at Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical College of Virginia....
Addressing human exposure to environmental toxins with Chlorella pyrenoidosa. (Medicinal Properties in Whole Foods).
Apr 01, 2003; Environmental factors are now generally believed to be involved in the causation of nearly all cancers. Further, the World Health...