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Alternative Names

Agropyre, Agropyron, Blé en Herbe, Brote del Trigo, Couchgrass, Couch Grass, Cutch, Dog Grass, Dog-grass, Doggrass, Durfa Grass, Graminis Rhizoma, Herbe de Blé, Quack Grass, Quackgrass, Quitch Grass, Scotch Quelch, Triticum, Twitchgrass, Wheat Grass, Witch Grass

Scientific Name

Triticum Aestivum

Why Do People Use Wheatgrass?

Oral preparation of Triticum aestivum (Wheatgrass), like wheatgrass powder, is used as a concentrated source of nutrients. It is also utilized therapeutically to improve blood sugar disorders such as diabetes, to increase hemoglobin production, for improving wound healing, preventing tooth decay and preventing bacterial infections. Wheatgrass powder is also used orally to remove deposits of drugs, removing toxins from the liver and removing toxins from the blood stream and also heavy metals and carcinogens from the body and for neutralizing toxins. It is also used for preventing graying of hair, improving digestion, reducing high blood pressure blocking intestinal cholesterol absorption, to treat urethritis, cystitis, benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), prostatitis, in irrigation therapy (use of a mild diuretic and copious fluid intake to increase urine flow) and renal calculus (kidney stones). It is also used orally for cough and bronchitis, common cold, inflammation of pharynx and mouth, fever and colds, for gout, tendency to infection, liver disorders, cancer treatment, ulcerative colitis, chronic skin problems and rheumatic pain as well. Wheatgrass is also used for arthritis and cancer in substitute treatment programs. In Foods and Beverages Items - Extract of wheatgrass is used as a flavoring agent in a number of beverages and food items.

Is It Safe To Use?

Likely Safe - Orally consumed wheatgrass is thought to be safe when its appropriate quantity is mixed in foods. Wheatgrass juice has possibly no side effects when taken orally and in appropriate quantity particularly in medicinal preparations. Safe usage of wheatgrass in considered up to one month. Avoid During Pregnancy & Lactation - Pregnant and breastfeeding females should avoid using because there is scarce and unreliable information available in this regard.

How Effective Is Wheatgrass?

There is scarce and unreliable information available to rate the effectiveness of wheatgrass for: Ulcerative Colitis - Clinical reports suggest that when wheatgrass juice ingested, it may help treat distal ulcerative colitis. Fresh juice from wheatgrass may lessen the severity of rectal bleeding and overall disease activity. However, more confirmations are required to rate wheatgrass for this particular usage.

How Wheatgrass Works?

The most effective parts of Triticum aestivum are the aerial parts, rhizome and root. Beneficial constituent of wheatgrass include agropyrene, which seems to have anti-microbial action. Another constituent of wheatgrass is apigenin, which may improve cell survival which may elaborate its consumption for ulcerative colitis. Wheatgrass consists of extra quantity of chlorophyll. High chlorophyll drinks are once in a while included in diets methodologies used to treat diseases, for example, rheumatoid joint pain and cancer related diseases. It further contains vitamin E, vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium, iron, amino acids and magnesium. Wheatgrass juice is a famous health beverage. It is thought to have therapeutic qualities just when consumed on an empty stomach right after extraction process. Yet there is no research to focus the impact of freshness on bioavailability or effectiveness of its constituents.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Wheatgrass?

Oral consumption of wheatgrass powder may leads to anorexia, nausea and constipation issues.

How Wheatgrass Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How Wheatgrass Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Wheatgrass Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Wheatgrass Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Wheatgrass Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Wheatgrass?

ORAL For the treatment of ulcerative colitis, wheatgrass juice should be used on daily basis for up to one month in 100 mL dosage.



General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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