Tuesday, April 28, 2009

15 Health Benefits of Wheat Grass Juice


I have learned so much from my raw living food friends.  One friend sent me information about Wheat grass and I decided to share the great benefits wheat grass.  I have not added wheat grass to my diet yet, but when I do, you'll be the first to know.

What is Wheat Grass?

Wheat grass is the young grass of the common wheat plant.  The young grass is juiced or dried into a powder for animal and human consumption.  Wheat grass juice/powder provides chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and enzymes.  Wheat grass is a vegetable, not a grain.  It is considered a cereal grass along with barley, alfalfa, etc.

Chlorophyll

Chlorophyll is found in wheat grass juice.  As a matter of fact it makes up a great portion of the juice (70%).  It helps protects against carcinogens, strengthens the cells, detoxifies the liver and bloodstream.

This is a condensed list of the Health Benefits of Wheat Grass Juice, but there are many more benefits.
  1. Cleanses and rebuilds the bloodstream
  2. Cures advanced pyorrhea
  3. Helps prevent tooth decay
  4. Helps with skin problems like acne, eczema, and psoriasis
  5. Helps keeps the hair from graying and slows the aging process
  6. Increased energy, strength, endurance, and health
  7. Improves digestion
  8. Helps with constipation
  9. Helps reduce high blood pressure
  10. Great detoxifier for liver, cells, tissue, and blood
  11. Improved ability of body to heal wounds
  12. Helps remove toxic metals
  13. Helps with dandruff
  14. Helps with body odor
  15. Neutralizes carcinogens
Take care!