Chlorophyllin is a food additive and used as an alternative medicine. It is a water-soluble, semi-synthetic copper derivative of chlorophyll that is obtained by alkaline hydrolysis of chlorophyll with replacement of the magnesium by copper and methyl and phytyl ester groups by sodium and potassium.
Chlorophyll pigments, CZE, Synthetic chlorophyll
It blends well with olive and other essential oils
It mainly consists of copper chlorophyll trisodium and copper chlorophyll tartrate.
It is used as a topical preparation and finds application in various cosmetic and pharmaceutical preparations. It is useful for both treatment and odor control of wounds, injuries and other skin conditions. With its clear chemo-preventive activities, it is popular as a food colorant and dietary supplement. The strong color of chlorophyll is useful as a commercial pigment and used as a green dye for food, toothpaste and detergents.