CHLOROPHYLLIN Overview Information
Chlorophyllin is a chemical that is made from chlorophyll. People use it as medicine.
Older people take chlorophyllin for controlling body, fecal, and urine odors; and for treating constipation and gas (flatulence).
Don’t confuse chlorophyllin with chlorophyll.
How does it work?
There isn't enough information available to know how chlorophyllin works.
Possibly Ineffective for:
- Controlling urine odor in older patients who can't hold their urine and have a catheter.
- Reducing body and fecal odors. There is some evidence that chlorophyllin might help reduce body and fecal odors in older people.
- Constipation. Some research suggests that taking chlorophyllin might relieve constipation in older people.
- Gas (flatulence). Some research suggests that taking chlorophyllin might reduce gas in older people.
- Other conditions.
CHLOROPHYLLIN Side Effects & Safety
Chlorophyllin seems to be safe for most people.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of chlorophyllin during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
The appropriate dose of chlorophyllin depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for chlorophyllin. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.