Chlorophyll Is a Green Gift of Health

Green is the life color. All life energy comes from the sun. Plants alone possess the secret of changing this solar energy into the green chlorophyll to nourish man and beast. Chlorophyll is the staff of life, the blood of the plant and our creator’s most precious gift. It is the best source of protein easily assimilated by our bodies.

Chlorophyll is a web of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen atoms grouped around a single atom of magnesium. The hemoglobin of human blood is similar except for the atom of iron at the center. Chlorophyll could be the best blood “transfusion” to heal and rebuild our bloodstream.

Chlorophyll, used in abundance, could also be our best protection from air pollution, lead and mercury poisoning, carcinogens, radiation and other dangers in our polluted world. Be sure to use raw greens to get all the live enzymes which keep the cells oxygenated for health. Chlorophyll will produce rich mother’s milk and babies can be given chlorophyll instead of cow’s milk.

Most people have never really learned to use the common greens that are growing around us. We call them “weeds” and try to dig them out of our lawns and gardens and throw them away. From now on, throw them in your salad or green drink instead. Of course, some of these are recognized as good common foods or herbs. Grass itself can be included in our daily diets.

These are but a few of the marvelous green plants that we should learn to use. Read more about these in the many books that are available today and remember, as long as we’re green, we’re growing.

The late Grace Lefever, founder of Sonnewald Natural Foods, was inspired by the book Herbs and the Fountain of Youth, by Claudia V. James. Sonnewald Natural Foods is located at 4796 Lehman Rd., in Spring Grove. For more information, call 717-225-3825 or visit

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