Chlorophyllin, a food additive, is a water-soluble salt obtained by alkaline hydrolysis of chlorophyll with substitution of the magnesium by copper and methyl and phytyl ester groups by sodium and potassium. It is an active ingredient used in variety of internally-taken preparations intended to reduce odors associated with incontinence, colostomies and similar procedures.
Chlorophyll pigments, CZE and Synthetic chlorophyll
It blends well with olive and other essential oils.
Its main components include copper chlorophyll trisodium and copper chlorophyll tartrate.
Available as a topical preparation, it is useful for both treatment and odor control of wounds, injuries, and other skin conditions. It has also gained importance as a food colorant and dietary supplement with its clear chemo-preventive activities. The intense color of chlorophyll is valuable as a commercial pigment and used as a green dye for food, toothpaste, detergents and cosmetics.