Wheatgrass is both a Superfood and Medicine


wheatgrassWheatgrass juice is quickly gaining popularity as the benefits of this “Liquid Sunshine”, this young grass, are touted by health food enthusiasts.

As the young grass of the wheatgrass plant, it is harvested early when the minerals and nutrient content are at its peak.

Wheatgrass is often called “liquid sunshine” because of its very high content of chlorophyll that is both highly energizing and highly alkalizing.

Wheatgrass provides us with a complete food. As a super-food, it is an excellent source of vitamin C, E, K and B complex…including the all-important B12. Rich in minerals, it provides us with calcium, cobalt, germanium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, sulphur, protein and zinc.

The most popular and easiest way to enjoy and benefit from wheatgrass is by juicing.

For many people, the most crucial advantage of wheatgrass is its reputation as a potent detoxifier, offering crucial protection for the liver and blood. The enzymes and amino acids encountered in wheatgrass may protect us from carcinogens like no other food or medicine. It beefs up our cells, detoxifies the liver and bloodstream and chemically counteracts environmental pollutants (and there are many).

Recent studies demonstrate that wheatgrass juice has a potent ability to battle tumors without the common toxicity of drugs that likewise subdue cell-destroying agents. The many active compounds detected in wheat grass juice clean the blood and counteract and digest toxins in our cells.

Wheatgrass also holds beneficial enzymes…the workhorse’s of healing and losing weight.

The nutritive profile of freshly juiced wheatgrass carries remarkable similarity to our own blood. The nutritional facet of chlorophyll is its noteworthy similarity to hemoglobin the compound that transports oxygen in the blood.

Wheatgrass steps-up the red blood-cell count and brings down blood pressure. It likewise cleaned the blood, organs and GI tract of debris. Taken daily wheatgrass juice has been demonstrated to energize metabolism and the body’s enzyme systems by enriching the blood and it also works to bring down blood pressure by dilating the blood pathways throughout the body.

This super-food is abundant in alkaline minerals which helps cut down over-acidity in the blood. Many internal pains such as peptic ulcers, ulcerative inflammatory bowel disease, constipation, diarrhea and other complaints of the GI tract benefit greatly from wheatgrass juice.

Many people are using wheatgrass as both food and medicine. The chlorophyll in wheatgrass is soluble in fat particles and fat particles are soaked up directly into the blood via the lymphatic system. Chlorophyll may likewise be soaked up in this way. In other words, when the “blood” of plants is soaked up in humans it’s transformed into human blood which channels nutrient to every cell of the body.

Despite its high content of chlorophyll and the fact that it is a grass it does not really taste like grass as many would think. It does have somewhat of a green taste…but a sweet green taste.

With all the benefits that wheatgrass adds we can definitely consider it a super-food…one that’s on the top of the list and should be on top of our grocery list as well.

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