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Get to know wheatgrass
Wheatgrass or wheatgrass It is the part of the wheat that has just sprouted from the seed. Rich in a rich source of vitamins, including vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin E, vitamin C, vitamin K, as well as minerals and other nutrients such as calcium, selenium, magnesium, iron, amino acids and chlorophyll. which these nutrients are beneficial to the body in many aspects
Why is wheatgrass called green blood?
Wheatgrass is commonly known as “Green Blood” due to its high content of chlorophyll, which accounts for 70% of the chemical composition and chlorophyll has a similar structural formula to heme, a substance used by the body in The formation of hemoglobin in red blood cells as well.
The benefits of wheatgrass
-Increase the number of red blood cells in patients with anemia
- Prevent anemia which is a side effect of receiving chemotherapy
- Enhance the immune system of the body
- Helps to fight free radicals
- Relieve symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease
- Remove toxins from the body
- Prevent asthma and allergies
Herbal Information Office Faculty of Pharmacy Mahidol University.
Padalia S, Drabu S, Raheja I, Gupta A, Dhamija M. Multitude potential of wheatgrass juice (Green Blood): An overview. Chronicles of Young Scientists1(2) 2010 :23-28.