Wheatgrass is the premature version of the popular cereal grain known as wheat. Like Oat Grass and Barley Grass, Wheatgrass is a cereal grass that is completely gluten-free. Wheatgrass is loaded with nutrients that have made it a popular nutritional addition to almost any diet. Most commonly, people obtain the benefits of Wheatgrass by juicing it into the popular drink often called a “Wheatgrass Shot.”
Wheatgrass is packed with:
- Vegetarian Protein
- Healthy Chlorophyll
- Vitamins A, C, E, and K
- B Complex Vitamins
- Amino Acids
- Natural Antioxidants
The nutrients found in Wheatgrass have been shown to have anti-inflammatory, laxative, astringent, diuretic, antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic, antibacterial and anti-aging properties.
Wheatgrass is beneficial for:
- Building Red Blood Cells
- Stimulating Healthy Tissue Growth
- Removing Toxins
- Improving Blood Sugar Balance
- Reduction of High Blood Pressure
- Prevention of Tooth Decay
- Maintenance of Healthy Skin and Hair
- Improving Digestion
Wheatgrass may potentially beneficial in treatment of the common cold, cough, bronchitis, fever, infections, inflamed mouth and throat, colitis, kidney malfunctions, atherosclerosis, swelling and skin ailments such as hemorrhoids, psoriasis, eczema, burns and poison ivy.
Like Oat Grass and Barley Grass, Wheatgrass grown without chemical or animal fertilizers is safe and effective as well as vegan and gluten-free.
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