Diets high in chlorophyll have been studied for managing immune disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis.
Blood sugar levels may need to be monitored by a qualified healthcare professional, including a pharmacist, and medication adjustments may be necessary. Chlorophyll may interfere with the way the body processes certain drugs using the liver's "cytochrome P450" enzyme system. Heme A biosynthesis. Time-resolved singlet oxygen luminescence detection under photodynamic therapy relevant conditions: Safety and effectiveness have not always been proven.
Chlorophyll is also being studied for type 2 diabetes and weight loss. Children under 18 years old There is no proven safe or effective dose for chlorophyll in children. Sonoflora 1 has been placed under the tongue 24 hours before therapy.
Early evidence suggests that the YebaikeT tablet, which contains chlorophyll, may improve white blood cell count and reduce dizziness and fatigue in people with low white blood cell count. Carcinogenesis 2012;33 11: The information in this monograph is intended for informational purposes only, and is meant to help users better understand health concerns. Is it really a super-nutrient worth seeking out—or just a passing fad?
Further research is needed. Chlorophyll may affect liver enzymes involved in the metabolism of estrogen, which may benefit people with benign breast disease.
A review. Dietary intake of chlorophyll during chemotherapy treatment may help improve immune function in people with tuberculosis.
Evidence Table These uses have been tested in humans or animals. The chlorophyll catabolite pheophorbide a as a photosensitizer for the photodynamic therapy.
C Early studies suggest that chlorophyll may have benefits in improving symptoms of pancreatitis, inflammation of the pancreas. However, strong evidence is lacking. B Chlorophyll may affect liver enzymes involved in the metabolism of estrogen, which may benefit people with benign breast disease. However, most studies in this area have found mixed results.