You might be hearing a lot about Green Barley nowadays but what is it? Green Barley is an extract from the barley plant that is now popularly being used as a food supplement. Barley and its grains was mainly used in the production of beer and as a feed for stock and it is also used in making flour.
International Food Researchers discovered the true nutrition of Green barley is in its leaves. It is usually harvested about 6 months after planting, before the grain is formed when the shoots are less than a foot tall.
According to study, Green Barley has an amazing variety of vitamins and minerals. Barely 12 to 14 inches tall, barley grass is packed with all the nutrients that our human body needs.
Some of the vitamins that can be found in green barley grass are five B vitamins which includes Vitamin B12. Green Barley also contains folic acid, panthothenic acid, B1, B2, B6, beta carotene, and Vitamin C and Vitamin E. Laboratory analysis on green barley grass also found more than 70 minerals, among them calcium, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus.
Green Barley grass also contains chlorophyll which helps as a stimulator of tissue growth, and as a stimulator of red blood cells and the red pigment in blood. Chlorophyll has also been found beneficial in the treatment of calcium oxalate stone disease, and as an accelerator in the healing of wounds.
Chlorophyll and other essential nutrients found in Green barley grass act together to detoxify the body from destructive toxins such as heavy metals and pollutants that we digest every day. Chlorophyll also has anti-inflammatory properties and is found to be anti-aging too.
Because of its sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium content, Green Barley also has alkalizing effect. Green Barley grass is truly a wonder food. By just taking few capsules a day, it will help you get the daily nutrition you need to develop a strong foundation for your good health.