Boost Your Immunity With Wheatgrass!
Wheatgrass comes from the species Thinopyrum intermedium part of a group of plants known as Wheatgrasses, due to the similarity of their seed heads or sometimes referred to in agriculture as “ears”, making this plant common to wheat. As a perennial plant, Wheatgrass it very reliable every year to harvest. As the stems die back the roots remain, allowing the plant to regenerate the following year. Whilst the common Wheat is only annual.
What form does Wheatgrass come in?
Eating fresh fruit and veggies every day gives us a healthy and abundant digestive system and blood cells. Although at times we loose site or lack time to create a healthy diet based on the most natural food our earth provides.
Full of antioxidants, Wheatgrass is an edible grass and can be juiced as a “Wheatgrass shot”, or taken in powder form, tablets, capsules, or a healthy mix of your day to day diet.
We now consider Wheatgrass under the label “Superfoods”. By visiting a juice bar that prepares it for you as a “shot”, this can deliver immediate benefits to your body straight away. If one can consume all foods as close to its natural state, you truly feel the difference in so many ways.
Wheatgrass boosts your immune system, by absorbing this nutrient straight into your blood stream.
What nutrients will I receive from Wheatgrass?
Chlorophyll is the pigment that gives algae and plants it’s green colour. Studies in China in an unavoidable, dietary aflatoxin-exposed area; benefited by taking Chlorophyll in their diet to reduce liver cancer and other diseases. Many other recorded health benefits have shown that this plant will assist with healthy hormone functions, support in the regeneration of cells after chemotherapy and radiotherapy, lower blood pressure and boost our immune system.
2. Amino Acids
Amino acids are our building blocks of protein; Each protein has a unique function and required for our function, structure, tissues, organs, regulation of the body’s cells. Enzymes are needed for our digestion, hence playing a very vital role in breaking down other compounds are bodies find difficult to detox from.
3. Vitamin C
Vitamin C has been known to stimulate both the function and production of white blood cells (Leukocyte) which are part of our immune system. In particular, Neutrophil which destroys disease-causing agents, such as viruses or bacteria.
Wheatgrass is also full of many other nutrients to include; Vitamin A, vitamin E, magnesium, calcium, selenium, antioxidants and Iron.
By taking Wheatgrass every day and sourcing a regulated and recognised supplier of the highest standards, healthy and productive changes will occur within your own internal and external nervous system.
Here are just a few to help you along the way!
1. Improves digestion
2. Supports sleep pattern
3. Reduces tooth decay
4. Rebuilds blood
5. Improves eye site
6. Boost your immune system
8. Helps oxygenate the body
9. Balances your alkaline levels
10. Restores and balances hormones and assists with fertility
Each of us can benefit so highly by adding Wheatgrass into our daily routine, there are many places you can buy your own starter kits, seeds, and organic soil to grow in your own home.
Always make sure that you do your own studies, check if you are not allergic to anything in the plant and read qualified studies by Scientists who are truly making remarkable headway to use this plant as a prevention for many cancers and diseases.
A qualified Naturopath will be able to truly help you understand the healing and health benefits of Wheatgrass.
By Isabella Rose
Extract of the Garden Of Love Meditation Deck & Book
All information provided is classed as Alternative therapy, if you feel you are suffering from any of the symptoms mentioned, please seek medical advice from a qualified Doctor or Practitioner.