Expired Liquid Chlorophyll Drinking: What will Happen?

Short Answer: If you accidentally drink expired liquid chlorophyll, you may experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or green stools due to microbial growth and contamination.

Liquid chlorophyll is an extraction of the pigment chlorophyll found in plants.

It is a supplement that has many health benefits, such as skin healing, blood building, and cancer prevention.

Liquid chlorophyll is usually chlorophyllin, a semi-synthetic, water-soluble form of chlorophyll that contains copper instead of magnesium.

If you accidentally drink expired liquid chlorophyll, you may experience adverse side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or green stools.

This is because the liquid may have undergone microbial growth and contamination after the expiration date.

Microbes can produce toxins or cause infections that can harm your health.

Chlorophyllin can also interact with some medications, such as warfarin, and affect their effectiveness.

Therefore, you should consult your doctor before taking liquid chlorophyll supplements, especially if you have any medical conditions or allergies.

It is uncommon to drink expired liquid chlorophyll due to its strong color and odor.

However, if you do so by mistake, you should seek medical attention immediately and monitor your symptoms.

You may need to take activated charcoal or other treatments to prevent further absorption of the toxins or microbes.

To avoid accidental drinking of expired liquid chlorophyll, you should always check the expiration date and storage instructions on the label.

You should also keep the liquid in a cool and dark place, away from heat and light sources.

You should discard any liquid that looks cloudy, smells bad, or has changed color.

Finally, remember, liquid chlorophyll is a supplement that may have some health benefits, but it is not a substitute for a balanced diet and lifestyle.

You should always consult your doctor before taking any supplements and follow the recommended dosage and directions.

About the Author

Abdur Rahman Choudhury

Abdur Rahman Choudhury is a nutrition coach with over 7 years of experience in the field of nutrition.

He holds a Bachelor's (B.Sc.) and Master's (M.Sc.) degree in Biochemistry from The University of Burdwan, India. He was also involved with a research project about genetic variations in the CYP11A gene among PCOS and Metabolic Syndrome patients.

He has completed the following online courses: Stanford Introduction to Food and Health by Stanford University (US) through Coursera, Certificate in Nutrition from Fabulous Body Inc. (US), Lose Weight and Keep It Off certificate course from Harvard Medical School (US), and Nutrition and Disease Prevention by Taipei Medical University (Taiwan) through FutureLearn.

Abdur currently lives in India and keeps fit by weight training and eating mainly home-cooked meals.

Leave a Comment