Wheat grass is one of the so-called green foods that are valued by health-conscious individuals as a great natural source of nutrients. In juice form, it contains 70% chlorophyll. Chlorophyll functions as the blood of plant life. It closely resembles the molecules of’ human red blood cells.
Chlorophyll produces an unfavourable environment for bacterial growth, and therefore it is effective in increasing the body's resistance power.
Wheatgrass is considered to be a complete food in itself. Due to its fibrous nature, which is indigestible by humans, wheatgrass must be (ideally) liquefied before it is consumed.
Wheat grass is known as for its cancer therapy. Drinking of wheat grass juice helps your body to build red blood cells which carry oxygen to every cell. By increasing the oxygenation in the body, you can help offset smog and carbon monoxide and increase your endurance during physical exercise.
Wheat grass has been found to dissolve scars formed in the lungs, purifies the blood and organs and counteracts acids and toxins in the body. It helps to increase the enzyme level in our cells, aiding in the rejuvenation of the body and the metabolism of nutrients These enzymes assist in dissolving tumours.
Wheat grass contains 17 amino acids which are the building blocks of proteins. The body uses these amino acids for things like building muscle tissue, repairing cells and clotting the blood. It is a rich natural source of vitamins A and C. Wheatgrass has more vitamin C than oranges and twice the vitamin A of carrots. It is exceptionally rich in vitamins E, K, and B-complex. It is also a natural source of B-17.