Latin name: (Genus) Triticum; (Species) T. aestivum.
Wheatgrass is essentially made up of the 'leaf seedlings' from the common wheat plant.
An excellent source of nutrients and minerals, Wheatgrass is said to be a complete food with many health benefits. Grasses have excellent oxygenating and detoxifying effects and are full of chlorophyll, minerals, enzymes and antioxidants, and Wheatgrass is no exception.
Cleansing and revitalising, Wheatgrass used as a supplement to a healthy diet is an all-round tonic, great for purifying the blood, improving blood sugar disorders, lowering blood pressure and generally aiding cardiovascular health.
Wheatgrass is also said to improve digestion.
Directions for use: Add a teaspoonful of Earthfare Organic Wheatgrass Powder to cold milk or juice, mixing in well. Alternatively, whiz up in a smoothie and enjoy!
For further information on the properties and benefits of Wheatgrass we suggest you consult a nutritional or medical practitioner.