Barley been used as a medicine since 7000 B.C. in the treatment of skin, liver, blood, and GI disorders. Gladiators ate barley for strength and stamina.
Health benefits of barley grass include relief from ulcerative colitis, prevention and treatment of cancer, strengthening of immune system, cleansing and detoxification of the body, protection from radiation and cellular damage, ability to fight addiction and regenerate damaged cells and tissues. It maintains healthy skin, acid-alkali balance, contributes in the bone metabolism, promotes agility and exerts rejuvenating effects on the entire body.
Nutritional Value of Barley grass
Barley is a multi-nutrient rich super food loaded with vitamins such as: Vitamin A Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) Vitamin B3 (Niacin) Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) Vitamin E (Alpha-Tocopherol) Vitamin K (Phylloquinone) It contains an abundance of electrolytes such as: Magnesium P Phosphorous Potassium Along with other essential minerals such as: Zinc Iron Calcium Barley grass is also a rich provider of powerful antioxidants and essential amino acids and beneficial enzymes. Barley grass supplies the valuable fiber to the body and does not offer any harmful cholesterol.
Health Benefits of Barley Grass
Barley grass can be consumed as a juice extracted from the cereal grass sprouts or in the form of green powder by spray drying the barley grass. It brings relief in a range of health conditions discussed as under: