- What other names is Chlorophyllin known by?
- What is Chlorophyllin?
- How does Chlorophyllin work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Chlorophyllin.
Older people take chlorophyllin for controlling body, fecal, and urine odors; and for treating constipation and gas (flatulence).
Don't confuse chlorophyllin with chlorophyll.
Possibly Ineffective for...
- Controlling urine odor in older patients who can't hold their urine and have a catheter.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Reducing body odors. There is some evidence that chlorophyllin might help reduce body odors in older people.
- Constipation. Some research suggests that taking chlorophyllin might relieve constipation in older people.
- Reducing fecal odors. There is some evidence that chlorophyllin might help reduce fecal odors in older people.
- Gas (flatulence). Some research suggests that taking chlorophyllin might reduce gas in older people.
- Other conditions.
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.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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