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wheat grass

wheat grass, any plant of the genus Agropyron, cool-season perennials of the family Poaceae (grass family). Species of wheat grass, both native and introduced, are important range forage grasses in the prairie states. Wheat grasses are also valuable for revegetation because of their drought resistance and winter hardiness. Important species are the crested wheat grass (A. cristatum), introduced from N Russia, and the native Western wheat grass (A. smithii). The weed quack grass also belongs to this genus. Wheat grass is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Liliopsida, order Cyperales, family Poaceae.
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wheat grass

The famous wheatgrass is the young grass shoots of common wheat. It’s crude chlorophyll, the first product of light, therefore contains more light energy than any other element. Dr. Ann Wigmore has been helping people get well from chronic disorders for 30 years using wheatgrass. Wheatgrass juice is antibacterial and can be used inside and outside the body. It’s probably the safest and most effective way to healthfully supplement your diet. High in oxygen, takes only minutes to digest, a superior detoxification agent, cleans the liver, improves blood sugar problems, helps treat acne, even removes scars after it has been ingested for seven to eight months, antiseptic, neutralizes strep infections, heals wounds, chronic sinusitis, ear infections, reduces varicose veins, colon, bowel and rectal issues, uterus, cervix, vagina, yeast, parasites, thyphoid fever, tooth decay, removes poisons and toxins, heavy metals, psoriasis, blood disorders, very high in enzymes, skin cleanser, grey hair, great for enemas, healing intestines, lungs, carbon monoxide damage, blood pressure, anti-aging, freshens breath, cancer, and is full of life energy. Wheatgrass juice oxidizes very quickly and should be consumed within 2 minutes of juicing. Keep in mind, all grasses have similar qualities, so it doesn’t have to be wheatgrass, and it doesn’t have to be juiced. I personally just go outside and grab a handful of common wild grass growing outside and put it in my Vitamix. I have no idea what kind of grass it is, but dang it’s good for me! You can strain out the pulp if your blender isn’t strong enough to liquify the pulp.
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True to its name, wheat grass is the young grass grown from wheat seeds, harvested at the point considered by proponents to be the peak of chlorophyll, protein and vitamin concentrations.
Plant-based litters are made from materials such as corn, corncobs, cornhusks, wheat by-products, wheat grass and beet pulp.
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from barley grass to fennel to wheat grass. each one with their own unique cleansing and healing property.
And skip the petroleum-based plastic "grass" in favor of natural products like sprouted wheat grass or raffia, or recycled products like paper from your shredder.
The bars are free of trans fat and cholesterol, and contain vitamins, minerals and enzymes found in foods such as wheat grass, broccoli and green tea.
Green juices can be made with spinach, parsley, buckwheat and sunflower sprouts as well as wheat grass. Green juices, including wheat grass, should be part of cancer treatment, especially radiation therapy.
And forget trying to persuade a nation that wheat grass is edible.
I'm on heart medication, chelation therapy, and drink wheat grass juice.
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