All About Wheatgrass – Natures Divine Healing!
As the name suggests, Wheatgrass is the young grass of the wheat plant, Triticum aestivum, which is grown using whole kernels of the wheat grain. Besides farmers, nowadays many people grow wheatgrass in their home by soaking wheat seeds in water for few hours and then potting it in a planting tray or a pot and then harvesting the young grass.
Wheatgrass is one of nature’s finest healing potions. It is a nutrient-rich type of tender grass in the wheat family and due to its immense health benefits is produced and consumed as a dietary supplement all over the World.
Wheatgrass provides a high amount of nutrients, including iron, calcium, magnesium, amino acids, chlorophyll, and vitamins A, C and E and boosts immunity and enhances resistance to many dreaded diseases by destroying harmful bacteria in the body especially digestive system as well as by purging contaminants from the body. Wheatgrass is considered a boon for the wellness of gastrointestinal system.
Wheatgrass is not just a form of grass, it is highly nutritious and capable of keeping numerous diseases at bay and that’s the reason why it is getting popular day by day across the Globe.
The blades of wheatgrass are incredibly healthy and nutritious. It contains more than 90 rudiments from the soil, and it is one of nature’s richest sources of vitamins A and C. It is known to contain all of the essential mineral elements and is rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, sulfur, sodium, cobalt and zinc and beneficial Enzymes. Wheatgrass is also abundant in vitamin B-17, a compound that seldom discovered in various other health foods.
Wheatgrass is exceptionally rich in its chlorophyll content. It is the main component and occupies 70 % of the Wheat Grass. Known as “nature’s divine healer,” chlorophyll produces an environment that fights and suppresses bacterial growth in the body and counteracts ingested toxins by flushing them out of the body as it possesses strong antibacterial properties.
Wheatgrass also stimulates metabolism and the body’s enzyme systems by enriching the blood. It also aids in reducing blood pressure by dilating the blood pathways throughout the body. It stimulates the thyroid gland, correcting obesity, indigestion, and a host of other complaints. It restores alkalinity to the blood and can be used to relieve many internal pains. It has no known side effects and very few allergies.
The advantages of the divine healing potion are many and its consumption dates back to thousands of years with evidence and research supporting its usage by ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations for its magnificent health benefits.
According to ancient Ayurveda, Wheatgrass has the power to pacify the three body energies namely-Vata, Pitta and Kapha.