Barley Grass Powder
Barley grass (hordeum vulgare) is the leafy growth of the young barley plant. It has been used by humans
for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians, Romans and Vikings all sed barley - Columbus carried it to the Americas in 1493.
Much of barley grass' benefits come from its chlorophyll content. This is the same chemical that makes grass green. As the essential ingredient in photosynthesis it is the basis of all plant life. Chlorophyll also has a very similar structure to blood haemoglobin. Key ingredients of barley grass are protein, vitamins, and minerals. The protein in barley grass has 18 of the 22 amino acids, including all of the eight essential amino acids that the body can't make for itself. Barley grass is thus an excellent source of protein for vegans, who often lack it in their
diets. Barley grass is also rich in A, B, C and E vitamins. MORE INFORMATION