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 Chlorella for a healthy detoxification, Chlorella Micro-algae have a long tradition in Asia

Chlorella with multi-layered cell walls

The chlorella algae - for healthy detoxification - differences to AFA, spirulina

The Chlorella algae, which rank as the oldest forms of life on the earth, changed the once bleak surface of our planet into a green environment. It is the first known form of plant life to have a cell nucleus. In contrast to the Spirulina algae, Chlorella is a "real"plant with cell walls and cellulose. It is thought to be the most highly concentrated plant based foodstuff in existence.

Micro-algae, which have a long tradition in Asia, consist of approx. 60 % vegetable protein and owe their green colour to the high chlorophyll content.


The human body has an amazing capacity to protect itself from external, harmful influences. For this it needs a good store of nutrients which can be supported by special food supplements.

Chlorella algae contain considerable amounts of zinc and iron as well as many amino acids. Chlorella distinguishes itself with its particularly high chlorophyll content, which is the valuable sun-store of plants. There are people who say that chlorophyll, although it is not a nutrient as such is also of particular importance to humans. Chlorella algae are also valuable providers of vitamin A, beta carotene and vitamin B12.

Our Chlorella products are produced from algae, which are left in their natural state, as the multi-fibre membrane layers are not broken by an extra processing step

Only the multi layered cell walls of the Chlorella algae can develop the cleaning potential of the algae and are responsible for its ability to bind to unwanted substances in the body to help flush these toxins out of the body. As a consequence one has to accept that the nutrients in the algae are not so easily absorbed into the body.

Conclusion: Those who have a good digestive system and are interested in its detoxifying ability should chose a natural product with complete cell walls. Should problems with digestion develop, reduce the dose of Chlorella for a few days and then slowly increase it again or change to a Chlorella form where the cell walls have been pulverised.

Frequently asked questions about Chlorella

What is an alga? Differences Chlorella, AFA Algae, Spirulina, Use of Chlorella, Detoxification, Dosage, Chlorella Tablets or Powder

What is an alga? - Difference between algae and plants

Algae are lower unicellular or multicellular plants that occur almost exclusively in water and are capable of photosynthesis. They do not belong to the actual plants because their structure is simpler.

Algae are among the oldest living organisms on earth. It was they who enriched the atmosphere with oxygen many millions of years ago.

What is the difference between Chlorella algae types, what is Chlorella vulgaris?

Chlorella vulgaris is a unicellular, spherical green alga. It is the best-known representative of the freshwater algae Chlorella, which roughly means "small young green".

More than 100 Chlorella species are scientifically distinguished. The chemical composition of the cell wall and differences in the cell structure, for example, play a role. However, the classification is still associated with many uncertainties.

Scientific studies have shown that not all chlorella algae are the same. Breeding methods and processing methods can have a decisive impact on their health relevance. Each producer has their own methods and procedures, which of course affects the quality of the end product.

The most common strains cultivated are Chlorella vulgaris and Chlorella pyrenoidosa or sorokiana.

Difference Chlorella - AFA Algae

AFA algae are so-called cyanobacteria and grow wild exclusively in Klamath Lake in the US state of Oregon. They can neither be cultivated nor manipulated in any way. In order to survive the harsh winters, they settle at the bottom of the lake and overwinter there. Because they have a very high content of omega 3 fatty acids, their cell walls remain flexible and do not burst. In contrast to the green chlorella alga, the AFA is blue-green.

Chlorella, on the other hand, as we know, can be cultivated and, depending on the cultivation and processing method, its health effects can be altered.

Difference Chlorella - Spirulina

Chlorella is a green algae. It thrives exclusively in fresh water. Spirulina is a blue-green algae, which has a corresponding blue-green colour. It is found in both salt water and fresh water. Like chlorella, it is also cultivated in closed and open aquacultures.

Unlike spirulina algae, chlorella is a "real" plant form with cell walls made of cellulose. It is said to be the most highly concentrated plant food ever.

Chlorella or Spirulina?

Both types of algae contain valuable vital substance complexes of minerals, secondary plant substances and trace elements.

Chlorella has a cell wall that humans cannot digest. This is precisely the biggest difference between the two algae.

Spirulina is easier to digest because of the lack of a cell wall, but it is not as effective in detoxifying the body. This is precisely due to this cell wall, because the multi-layered cell walls including the microfibrils spread out in the intestine like a sponge. In this way, they ensure that heavy metals are bound. This process prevents the pollutants from re-entering the bloodstream via the intestinal mucosa.

Chlorella algae are much richer in chlorophyll than spirulina. This also makes it a winner in cleansing the liver, blood and intestines. In addition, chlorella possesses the growth factor CGF described above and thus has a cell-renewing effect and acts like a fountain of youth. Here the green alga wins all along the line and outshines the blue-green spirulina alga. Scientists have even shown that chlorella can eliminate DNA damage under certain circumstances. Spirulina, on the other hand, is somewhat richer in protein than the chlorella alga. In addition, spirulina is easier for the human organism to digest due to the lack of a cell membrane.

What are CGF (Controlled Grow Factor) and CVE (Chlorella Vulgaris Extract)?

CVE - Chlorella Vulgaris Extract -. This is a condensed extract from the microalgae Chlorella vulgaris. The highly condensed and extremely bioavailable extracts support the body and brain in a variety of ways due to their individual uses. The CVE has particularly excelled in cases of excessive stress, for the purpose of detoxification as well as in cases of cancer.

CGF - Chlorella Growth Factor -. Chlorella growth factor is part of the chlorella organism. It is a complex process that ensures that the single-celled chlorella algae divide and multiply.

Difference between CVE and CGF: They hardly differ from each other in their effects. Nevertheless, both extracts have their focal points of action. In the case of CGF, they tend to be in the support of child development (physical and psychological) and in rehabilitation after accidents or operations.

Areas of application for chlorella

A healthy body has the ability to protect itself from external negative influences. When the negative influences become too great, the body needs help from outside. With special food supplements we can contribute to our well-being.

The chlorella alga contains considerable amounts of zinc and iron as well as a number of amino acids. Chlorella is particularly characterised by a high content of chlorophyll, the valuable sun reservoir of plants. There are voices that attribute a special significance to chlorophyll, even though it is not a nutrient, also for humans.

Chlorella algae can also make a significant contribution to the supply of vitamin A, beta-carotene and vitamin B12.

Chlorella owes its deep green colour to its extraordinarily high chlorophyll content, which has not yet been measured in this concentration in any other plant. Chlorophyll is also called the "green blood" of plants, as its chemical structure is almost identical to the human blood pigment haemoglobin. Therefore, there is no better nutrient for our blood than chlorophyll.

Chlorella and chlorophyll

The high amounts of chlorophyll in chlorella are of great importance for the liver, because they protect the liver cells from the countless toxins that enter the body every day. Chlorophyll detoxifies our liver and ensures that the "cleared" toxins are excreted as quickly as possible via the intestines.

But chlorophyll can do much more:

  • stimulates the formation of red blood cells and contributes to blood purification
  • increases the amount of oxygen in the blood and improves cellular respiration
  • activates the metabolism
  • protects cell walls from enzymatic destruction of invading bacteria
  • normalises the secretion of digestive juices
  • supports all healing processes
  • has a harmonising effect and promotes inner calm

Mechanism of purification through chlorella

The pruification potential of chlorella algae is related to its 3-layer cell wall, which can absorb toxins. The chlorophyll binds heavy metals and toxins in the liver, which are then eliminated via the intestines.

Chlorella dosage

Recommended intake: Swallow 3 tablets 3 times a day with plenty of liquid, equivalent to 3.6 g chlorella.

Advantages of tablets over powder

Our tablets, which consist of 100% chlorella powder without additives, are easy to swallow and ideal for on the go. In powder form, chlorella is difficult to swallow due to its very strong taste that takes some getting used to, so tablets are preferable to powder.

Chlorella as food

Chlorella vulgaris has long been recognised as a safe food by the European Food Safety Authority EFSA, as well as by the US Food and Drug Administration FDA.

Is chlorella a source of protein?

Chlorella is considered an excellent source of protein. With approx. 60%, chlorella provides the body with a very high amount of high-quality, easily digestible proteins.

Chlorella, broken cell wall or better natural?

Only the multi-layered cell walls, i.e. the complete, unbroken cell walls of the chlorella algae can unfold the full cleansing potential of the algae. They are responsible for the ability to bind and eliminate unwanted substances in the body. In return, one has to accept that the nutrients from the algae are more difficult to obtain.

Conclusion: If you are sure of a good digestion and if the ability to cleanse is important to you, you should choose a natural product with complete cell walls to be on the safe side. If digestive disorders occur, the amount of chlorella should be reduced for a few days and then slowly increased again or switched to chlorella with broken cell walls.


We obtain our Chlorella from the province of Fujian in China.