Organic Australian Barley Grass Powder (Antioxidant, Gut Health)
Barley Grass Powder (Grown in Australia)
About Barley Grass
Barley grass is the leaf of one of the oldest whole grain cereals that man consumed. The barley grain has been famous for thousands of years for its health benefits and nutritional value. Both barley grain and barley grass originate from the barley plant which has been used for ages in the making of barley bread, beer and beverages. However, barley grass serves a completely different purpose. It is considered as a healthy food and supplement for both livestock and humans. It is harvested as a young plant and processed into either powder or barley juice. Both forms of processed barley grass are known for their nutritional and health value making them to have a very high demand commercially.
Consumption of barley grass has a lot of health benefits to the user. Some of these benefits include
- High nutritional value
Barley grass is one of the most nutritious plants. Some of the nutrients contained in this tiny green plant include vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, E and K. It also contains nutrients such as calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, sodium, amino acids, iron and folic acid. It also contains very small amounts of proteins and fiber. These nutrients are important in the formation of a healthy immune system, digestion, detoxification, energy buildup and the healing process.
- It is a powerful antioxidant
Barley grass contains nutrients and properties that enable it to serve as an antioxidant. Since barley contains vitamin E and bate carotene, it plays an important role in supplying the body with enzymes which act against oxygen free radicals by neutralizing their effects in the body and controlling the level of body energy metabolism. It also plays an important role in fighting against oxidative stress which may be caused by aging, body disorders, chronic drug abuse and physical and emotional stress. It also plays an important role in assisting the body to overcome drug and alcohol addiction.
- Helps in improving gut health
Barley grass contains nutrients that help in the improvement of gut health. It helps to treat inflammation and prevent ulcerative colitis from becoming serious by simulating gut friendly bacteria in the gut. By avoiding such disorders the body has the ability to avoid serious illnesses such as colon cancer from attacking it. It also helps in maintain bowl health by elimination of dangerous toxins, cleansing and maintaining a healthy bowel balance. It also contains fibers which aid in digestion, prevent stomach disorders and helps to overcome constipation.
- Helps to maintain a healthy immune system
Barley grass contains nutrients that help in building a healthy immune system. These nutrients build up the body’s immune mechanism by balancing the production of immune cells in the body. They also empower the body to overcome stress and fatigue. It also contains vitamin C and copper which help in repairing immunity cells and providing energy in the body to overcome illnesses that attack the body’s immunity such as the common cold and the cough.
- Helps in weight loss
Having normal weight is important so as to avoid the effects that come with being overweight such as body aches, joint pains, diabetes, heart problems and even high blood pressure. Barley grass contains magnesium, fiber and starch which help the body to lose weight. Drinking barley juice, a grass extract makes the stomach feel fuller and reduces appetite. A reduced appetite means shedding off some kilos. It also helps on regulating blood sugar level.
How to use
We suggest taking 1/2 to 4 teaspoons a day mixed with water, in juices or smoothies or take as directed by your healthcare practitioner