Therapeutic potential of Triticumaestivum Linn. (Wheat Grass or Green Blood Therapy) in the treatment and prevention of Chronic and Acute Diseases: An Overview
It is the shoot of Triticum aestivum Linn. And in Hindi it is called as gehun kanak, and in Sanskrit it is known as gohuma and in English it is known as wheat grass. It is unique therapy. It has got all the nutritional value that is required for the person to keep healthy. As it consist of fat, carbohydrate, sugar, protein, vitamin such that thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, folate, choline ,Vitamin E, Vitamin K, amino acid, enzymes, minerals such that calcium, potassium, zinc, sodium, magnesium, choline, chlorophyll which is most important of the therapeutic activity of wheat grass, and some trace element. Wheat grass juice is close resemblance to haemoglobin in our blood so it is called green blood and known as green blood therapy. As it is recommended for the patient suffering from cancer, ulcer, disease related to joint such as gout, osteoarthritis, thalasemia, skin disease such as eczema, ache, disease related to digestive system, blood and circulatory system, reproductive system, respiratory system, tooth and gum, migraine. As it is easily absorbed in the bloodstream and gives energy. In empty stomach it is easily assimilated in blood in approximately 20 min. And their activity remains throughout the day. This review is concluded that wheat grass have highly curative value by easily available substance.
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