Yaeyama Chlorella is a subspecies of Chlorella vulgaris;a single-celled; fresh water algae; grown in the environmentally pristine coral reef region of Japan's Ishigaki Island using mountain spring water; tropical sunshine and food grade nutrients. Yaeyama Chlorella cell walls are broken by high impact jet-spray drying that pulverizes the algae wall for increased absorption of its vital nutrients. Yaeyama Chlorella offers rich amounts of chlorophyll; Chlorella Growth Factor (CGF is high in RNA/DNA); proteins; and is a source of naturally occurring vitamins and minerals. The phytonutrients in Yaeyama Chlorella support healthy cell growth and development and promote detoxification; especially heavy metal excretion.* Yaeyama means richer; more flavorful and more nutritious chlorella!Keep out of the reach of children.