Barley grass neutralises free-radicals, pesticides and preservatives, making it an ideal detox food. Along with the other cereal grasses in the same family, such as wheatgrass, it has been found to be one of the most nutritionally balanced foods in nature.
Barley grass has wide range of B vitamins, C, E and K and is rich in calcium, iron, copper, potassium, manganese and zinc, making it a great source of minerals. It also has very high living chlorophyll levels, shown to aid rebuilding red blood cells. Barley Grass has been used to alleviate various conditions including arthritis, inflammation, asthma, anaemia, hypertension, diabetes, blood clots, obesity, impotence and kidney problems.
Barley grass powder can be mixed into juices, shakes and smoothies or added to raw food recipes. Start with 1 teaspoon a day and gradually increase your dose to a tablespoon.