Wheatgrass is nature’s finest healing medicine. It is supplemented in the form of Powder or Juice.
It’s Juice or Powder is produced by harvesting Wheat Sprouts during the Split stage when they appear more like a grass. At this stage nutritional content of Wheatgrass is many times more compared to green leafy vegetables and even fruits!
Wheatgrass has a high concentration of nutrients. Wheatgrass Shot Nutrition (30 ml) Equals 1.5 Kg of Fruit and vegetables. This means that a single shot can take care of your body’s daily nutritional needs.
Wheatgrass contains the full range of nutrients from essential vitamins to mineral to amino acids and a host of healthy enzymes that possess protective and corrective properties.
Wheatgrass Nutrition depends on the way it is grown and processed and for the same reason, loamy soil and organic fertilizer should be used to grow it so that the outcome is highly nutritious.
There are 13 vitamins in total that are required by the human body and Wheatgrass is a rich source of all of them including Vitamin A – Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) – Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) – Vitamin B4 (Adenine) – Vitamin B6 – Vitamin B7 (Biotin) – Vitamin B12 – Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) – Vitamin D – Vitamin E and Vitamin K.
It also includes essential Minerals like Calcium – Choline – Magnesium – Manganese – Iron – Potassium – Phosphorous – Zinc – Copper and Selenium. It is also known to contain a component called B-17 which possesses anti-carcinogenic/ anti-cancer properties.
Wheatgrass contains up to 70% living Chlorophyll and this is what that makes WG a potent tool against numerous diseases and to maintain overall health and fitness.
Apart from the above-mentioned nutrients WG also contains a variety of essential Amino Acids Valine – Phenylalanine – Threonine – Methionine – Isoleucine – Lysine and Leucine, Proteins and Healthy Active Enzymes which promise a host of health benefits including a healthy digestive system.
Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids, Enzymes and Chlorophyll present in wheatgrass are responsible for the growth and upkeep of our body and are important for the proper working of the body parts and the organs.
Wheatgrass is also a powerful detoxifier, especially for the liver and blood. It effectively provides relief from body fatigue and debility and boosts endurance.
A study on wheat grass and its Nutritional value found WG to be effective in conditions like Asthma – Atherosclerosis – Parkinson’s disease – Joint pains – TB – Constipation – Hypertension – Diabetes –Bronchitis – Insomnia – Eczema – Sterility – Hemorrhage – Obesity – Teeth and Gum related diseases and Flatulence.
It is also found to be useful in the treatment of Cancer as an Immune support therapy and can be consumed in combination with Chemo or radiation therapy or when someone wants to opt for alternative healing methods.