Wheatgrass health benefits

Okay, so we have heard how of the extremely high nutrient content of wheatgrass but how does this benefit our health?

The high chlorophyll content of wheatgrass juice causes increased Haemoglobin production in the body which increases the oxygen carrying capabilities of the blood. The increased capability of the blood to carry oxygen has a number of health benefits including purification of the blood, improving blood sugar disorders, helping combat toxins such as carbon monoxide and other traffic pollutants, cigarette smoke and heavy metals that can get into the blood.

The brain and other tissues function best when they are in a highly oxygenated environment.

Wheatgrass juice’s high vitamin content is of benefit to some skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis and also helps give healthy looking hair. Wheatgrass is also said to benefit dandruff problems.

Many people cite wheatgrass juice as having cancer preventing properties due to it’s carcinogen and toxin neutralising abilities.

Other wheatgrass health benefits include:

  • Improved digestion
  • Reducing blood pressure
  • Improved ability of the body to heal wounds
  • Chlorophyll found in wheatgrass can prevent the growth of harmful bacteria.
  • Helping prevent tooth decay
  • Has anti-ageing abilities and can keep the hair from greying.

Not all juicers are suitable for juicing wheatgrass. To obtain the highest possible level of wheatgrass nutrients we must first decide upon a suitable wheatgrass juicer.