Wheatgrass Uses and Benefits

Published: 08th September 2010
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How beneficial wheat-grass really is, is mirrored in the fact that it has been in use for centuries. Ever since the time of great pyramids, some two and a half thousand years ago, there is written evidence of various wheat-grass uses throughout history in many forms and for treating different ailments.

Wheat-grass has not become popular overnight nor is it some kind of a fad. There are countless studies and testimonies that show the true power that lies in the smooth, green leaves of this amazing plant. Whether ingested or applied to skin or a problematic part of the body, it really delivers. There are many wheat-grass products out there – juice, powder, pills and each has advantages and disadvantages.

The best option would be to grow your own, which is super easy if you know the dos and don’ts, and then harvest it and make a fresh juice every morning which you’ll know has all the good stuff in it because you controlled the whole process. One issue could be the taste for some people which is easily surpassed once you add some honey and lime juice to it.

Wheat-grass boasts many, many nutrients which enable normal functioning of our bodies. There’s chlorophyll that bolsters our immune-system and makes it stronger and able to fight of bacteria and viruses, vitamins A, E, C, and B12, enzymes and many minerals.

Chlorophyll does wonders for your blood since it resembles our blood protein hemoglobin, it strengthens our internal defenses, it makes our heart muscle strong.

Wheat-grass can be applied externally as well. If you have problems with dandruff, it can be rubbed in your scalp then washed away. If you have some sort of gum condition, you should take some juice in your mouth and hold for a few minutes or make some wheat-grass paste and rub it directly onto the gums for maximum effect. Wheat-grass used for tooth-ache gives great results as well. It also hinders the development of acne and makes your skin look refreshed and glowing.

And finally, using wheat-grass regularly makes you feel more energetic and confident that you will be able to finish all your daily duties and still have enough energy left to take some time for yourself or your family. Just make it a habit to take it early in the morning to make the most of this gift nature has provided for us.

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