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What is liquid chlorophyll? Everything to know about the latest TikTok trend. [Emirates Woman]

What is liquid chlorophyll? Everything to know about the latest TikTok trend. [Emirates Woman]



Found in plants, chlorophyll gives them a green tone while allowing them to convert sunlight into nutrients, via a natural process termed photosynthesis, this plant pigment actually comes with a host of benefits from providing cleared skin, reduced bloating and weight loss.
Meanwhile, Healthline suggests that this natural technique of intaking chlorophyll supplements dates back to the 1940s to overcome any body issues such as body odours to neutralize the smell, with this ancient technique making its way back now as a popular fad.
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Is Chlorophyll Water actually good for you — or safe? TikTok trend has experts talking [Miami Herald]

Is Chlorophyll Water actually good for you — or safe? TikTok trend has experts talking [Miami Herald]


Dr. Joshua Zeichner, a dermatologist in New York, said oral chlorophyll together with a healthy diet may also support oxygen delivery in the body.

“There’s some data suggesting that oral chlorophyll may enhance production of red blood cells in the body,” Zeichner told Refinery29. “This could mean better delivery of oxygen and nutrients to your organs, including your skin.”

Other reported benefits of chlorophyllin are immune system stimulation, blood detoxification, cleansing of the intestines and odor elimination, according to Healthline. 
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People on TikTok Are Drinking Chlorophyll Water to Treat Acne — But Does It Work? [PopSugar]

People on TikTok Are Drinking Chlorophyll Water to Treat Acne — But Does It Work? [PopSugar]



"Chlorophyll is what allows plants to convert sunlight to energy, as well as what gives plants their green color," board-certified dermatologist and chief medical officer at Sanova DermatologyTed Lain, MD, told POPSUGAR. "Liquid chlorophyll contains chlorophyllin, which is complexed with copper, ensuring the delivery of actual chlorophyll to the bloodstream."
"Chlorophyll is a potent antioxidant, meaning that it can help reduce the damage caused by stress, the environment, and sunlight," Dr. Lain said. "We know that acne sufferers do have a higher need for antioxidants in order to reverse the inflammation and damage caused by pimples; therefore, theoretically, there may be a place for topical or ingested chlorophyll in an acne regimen."
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Top 15 Benefits of Chlorophyll, According to Published Reports

Top 15 Benefits of Chlorophyll, According to Published Reports


According to Healthline , “Chlorophyll plays an important role in making plants green and healthy. It also has vitamins, antioxidants, and therapeutic properties that may benefit your body.
You can get chlorophyll from plants or supplements. Supplements may be more effective. Although chlorophyll is fat-soluble, it may not survive digestion long enough for absorption.
Chlorophyll supplements are actually chlorophyllin, which contains copper instead of magnesium . When doses of chlorophyllin are taken, the copper can be detected in plasma, which implies absorption has occurred .”
Chlorophyll supplements are available in the form of drops, pills, capsules, or through Chlorophyll Water.
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Should You Hop On the Chlorophyll Wellness Trend? [L'Officiel]

Should You Hop On the Chlorophyll Wellness Trend? [L'Officiel]


Liquid chlorophyll is taking TikTok by storm. Is the plant pigment a wellness gamechanger or just another trend?

The TikTok approved "chlorophyll drops" in water actually contain chlorophyllin, whch is a mixture of salts derived from chlorophyll, but not actually chlorophyll (despite brands naming them so). 

According to some science journals, including a study in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology and another in the Korean Journal of Investigative Dermatology, chlorophyll's antioxidant properties can help reduce pore size, acne, and signs of aging.
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So, Is Liquid Chlorophyll Really That Good For You? A Clinical Dietitian Answers [MindBodyGreen]

So, Is Liquid Chlorophyll Really That Good For You? A Clinical Dietitian Answers [MindBodyGreen]

Liquid chlorophyll is all over TikTok these days, where users are swearing by its ability to clear skin and manage inflammation, among other benefits.

Researchers have also found that copper chlorophyllin contains a higher amount of antioxidants than natural chlorophylls, making them a helpful addition to whole foods—but still not a replacement.

Adding chlorophyll, or its derivatives, to water may have anti-inflammatory and skin benefits. Plus, drinking it daily may encourage greater water intake. Like all supplements, though, the liquid version of chlorophyll should not replace nutrient-dense whole foods. So even if you're drinking your greens, don't forget to eat them, too. 
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