The company offers spirulina (blue), several sodium copper chlorophyllin
(green) options, caramel and other customised blends depending on application, market location and desired hue.
Most chlorophyll supplements contain chlorophyllin
is a water-soluble derivative of natural chlorophyll that is potentially better absorbed by the body than other forms of chlorophyll.
Hu, "Analysis of the therapeutic effect of sodium copper chlorophyllin
tablet in treating 60 cases of leukopenia," Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine, vol.
As recently as 2012, it was discovered that many Italian olives cured in the Castelvetrano style were artificially colored green with E-141ii, copper chlorophyllin
complexes, that is not a legally allowed additive for table olives or olive oil by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Union , and this continues to be a problem with food fraud today .
Tajmir-Riahi, "Human serum albumin complexes with chlorophyll and chlorophyllin
," Biopolymers, vol.
Chlorophyll and chlorophyllin
as modifiers of genotoxic effects.Mutat.
Chung, "Inhibitory effects of chlorophyllin
, hemin and tetrakis(4-benzoic acid)porphyrin on oxidative DNA damage and mouse skin inflammation induced by 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate as a possible anti-tumor promoting mechanism," Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, vol.
Earlier, it has been reported that chlorophyllin
and pheophorbide are photodynamically toxic against mosquito larvae and fish parasite in aquatic ecosystem [11-14].
Ramsay et al., "Influence of papain urea copper chlorophyllin
on wound matrix remodeling," Wound Repair and Regeneration, vol.
Effects of chlorophyll and chlorophyllin
on low-dose aflatoxin Bj pharmacokinetics in human volunteers.
Another copper-porphyrin complex (sodium-copper chlorophyllin
) has been shown to act as an inhibitor and also as a promoter of DNA- damage induction by a variety of mutagens .