Barley grass is the leaf of the barley plant, as opposed to the grain. Barley grass has greater nutritional value if harvested at a young age.
Barley grass contains beta carotene, vitamins B1,B2, B6, B12, E, K and folic acid. Minerals present include potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus and magnesium. Other constituents are chlorophyll, essential amino acids, protein, dietary fiber and beneficial enzymes.
Barley grass is its contributes in establishing the acid alkali balance of the body attributing to its super alkaline nature.
Abundance of superoxide dismustase in barley grass makes it is a 'wonder tonic' which protects the cellular DNA from destruction, improves body's ability to deal with stress and keeps the cholesterol in control. Barley grass is a blood builder and helps purify it. Vitamin E in barley grass contributes in regulating the hormonal balance and vitamin K plays a key role in maintaining normal bone metabolism of the body. Included barley grass in your diet to experience an overall strengthening and invigorating effects on the entire body.
Organic Barley Grass