NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS :
- Wheatgrass is a source of potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol), vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, iron, zinc, copper, manganese, and selenium. Wheatgrass is also a source of protein
- 1. It facilitates digestion
The American Cancer Society says that wheatgrass powder contains certain alkaline minerals that provide relief from ulcers, constipation and diarrhoea. It helps cleanse the colon and keeps acidity at bay.
2. It reduces food cravings
Loaded with nutrients, wheatgrass ensures that your body doesn’t crave food items to compensate for lack of vitamins or minerals. A wheatgrass supplement every morning may prevent overeating throughout the day.
3. It helps with weight loss
Regular consumption of wheatgrass helps stimulate the thyroid gland, which boosts metabolism, provides more energy, and aids in weight loss.
4. It helps you detox
The cleansing properties of wheatgrass detoxify the bloodstream, liver, and colon, and enhances the strength of cells!
5. It improves immunity
Wheatgrass helps increase the count of red blood cells, strengthening the body’s immune response, and preventing the occurrence of illness/disease.
6. It works against diabetes
The fiber present in wheatgrass regulates the absorption of cholesterol and sugar, helping control blood sugar levels.
7. It lowers inflammation
Wheatgrass can help lower and even eliminate general inflammation, offering relief from common aches and pains.
8. It prevents varicose veins
Regular consumption may reduce the chances of developing varicose veins.
9. It can help de-stress and fight depression
Wheatgrass contains vitamin B, which curbs anxiety and helps one relax. Being a powerhouse for iron, it helps keep depression at bay.
10. It averts dental problems
Powdered wheatgrass can help treat tooth decay and other dental issues. Apart from consuming it, try massaging your gums with the powder to keep them firm and healthy.
11. It can treat hemorrhoids
The combination of fiber, chlorophyll, vitamins, and minerals can help treat hemorrhoids or piles. The recommended dosage is twice a day for 3 months.
Consult your doctor before starting young children, pregnant women, or elders on wheatgrass.
12. It can rid your skin of acne
Applying a paste of wheatgrass powder and milk can prevent breakouts, treat acne and promote healthy skin.
13. It helps stimulate circulation
Rubbing wheatgrass juice on your face and neck can help dilate blood vessels, making your skin glow.
14. It has antiseptic properties
These properties make it the best natural solution for bruises, sores, insect bites, rashes, sunburns, boils, and cuts.
15. It offers anti-aging benefits
The natural anti-aging properties of wheatgrass help rejuvenate cells, take care of sagging skin, maintain skin elasticity and keep you looking younger.
16. It rids the body of odors
Wheatgrass’ detoxifying nature cleanses your blood and helps eliminate bad odors of breath and sweat.
17. Use it to treat dandruff and scalp problems
Get rid of dandruff or a dry/itchy scalp by applying a poultice of wheatgrass powder and water.
18. It improves hair quality
Adding a teaspoonful of wheatgrass powder to your regular shampoo can reverse hair damage and strengthen the roots.
19. It promotes hair growth
Regular consumption of wheatgrass along with topical application helps remove dead cells from the scalp and promotes hair growth.
20. It reduces greying of hair
Applying wheatgrass powder on your scalp can prevent greying of hair.