Latin name : Triticum aestivum
Wheatgrass is one of Natures purest of elixirs. As the name implies, it is part of the wheat family, however, it does not contain gluten. This is because wheatgrass has been sprouted and no longer carries gluten or other allergic agents. That means that it’s benefits can be enjoyed by celiacs and other gluten intolerance sufferers alike.
- Wheatgrass has the amazing ability to help purify the body, removing toxins, heavy metals and cancer-causing agents from the liver and bloodstream.
- Its enemas are considered one of the better forms of colonics, giving your body the ability to immediately absorb and retain all of the wonderful vitamins and nutrients it possesses.
- Wheatgrass stimulates the thyroid gland which helps boost your body’s metabolism and ability to lose weight.
- With more Vitamin C than oranges and two times the amount of Vitamin A than carrots, adding wheatgrass into your diet during those bitter winter months will help as an extra fighter against the common cold, flu as well as preventing your body from contacting more serious threads of the same viruses such as bronchitis.