Health Benefits of Wheatgrass
News & Updates

Health Benefits of Wheatgrass

Health food experts have been talking about wheatgrass for years, but still, the research on this plant is going on to prove the claim.

1. Treat Skin Diseases

According to a report, if individuals drink wheatgrass juice daily, skin diseases like eczema and psoriasis will be eliminated. Until now, no other expert has conducted this study to support this claim, but many users have anecdotal proof that shows wheatgrass helped them clear their skin.

On the other hand, wheatgrass is also infused with antifungal properties, which help treat skin infections.

2. Helps in Preventing Cancer

Wheatgrass is full of antioxidant properties that help prevent cancer. Some of the test-tube studies show that wheatgrass can easily kill cancer cells.

Apart from that, it also helps in reducing the negative effects of conventional cancer treatments, but it is not fully proven.

3. Reduce the Cholesterol Level

Cholesterol is found throughout the body as a waxy substance that is useful to produce hormones and bile. But if the cholesterol level in the body becomes high, it can block blood flow and increase the risk of heart disease.

Several studies support that wheatgrass helps in lowering cholesterol levels. But further studies are required to determine how wheatgrass or its supplements affect cholesterol levels in an individual.

4. It Keeps Digestion Perfect

Wheatgrass, the healthy diet option, contains enzymes that help the body break down food by easily absorbing nutrients. This process aids in good digestion. Drinking wheatgrass juice regularly in proper quantity will detoxify the digestive system, leading to reduced gas, stomach upset, and gas

5. Helps in Losing Weight

Overweight people always go for different ways to lose excess weight from the body. Thus, if you want to lose weight, wheatgrass is the best option. It is full of nutrients that keep the body healthy and work to its full capacity which helps in losing weight. 

It is proved by a small human trail which results in losing weight. However, wheatgrass helps you lose weight as it keeps the body active and helps you stay full for a long time. This process will not make you run every hour to the pantry.

6. It Helps in Blood Sugar Regulation

High blood sugar level causes numerous symptoms in the individual body, like, thirst, frequent urination, fatigue, and headaches. However, if the blood sugar level is controlled on time it can create serious issues like nerve damage, vision problems, and skin infections.

Some animal studies show that wheatgrass keeps the level of blood sugar under control.

7. Improves Immunity

Health experts state that wheatgrass has the ability to increase the red blood cells in the human body. This ability improves the overall immunity of the individual body. In 2004 a study by the Journal of Pediatrics showed that wheatgrass fully supports red blood cells so strongly that it reduces the need for transfusions in patients.

So, to give your immune system a jolt, take a shot of wheatgrass juice to get rid of a cold, flu, or any infection.

8. It Helps Acne Scars go Away

The young blades of wheatgrass are rich in amino acids and minerals, which are essential for the body and reduce acne because of their detoxifying ability. 

That means it contains 70% chlorophyll which stops the growth of bacteria. If the person is eating 6 ounces of wheatgrass, it will alleviate acne along with scarring. 

9. Prevents Gray Hairs

The amino acid in wheatgrass builds red blood cells and makes the skin and hair healthy. It means if you intake wheatgrass and sprouts, it will turn gray hairs into natural again by increasing your energy level.

Disclaimer: The information provided here is for educational/awareness purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical treatment by a healthcare professional and should not be relied upon to diagnose or treat any medical condition. The reader should consult a registered medical practitioner to determine the appropriateness of the information and before consuming any medication. Prakruti does not provide any guarantee or warranty (express or implied) regarding the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of the information; and disclaims any liability arising thereof.

Links and product recommendations in the information provided here are advertisements of third-party products available on the website. Prakruti does not make any representation on the accuracy or suitability of such products/services. Advertisements do not influence the editorial decisions or content. The information in this blog is subject to change without notice. The authors and administrators reserve the right to modify, add, or remove content without notification. It is your responsibility to review this disclaimer regularly for any changes.


Ayurveda For Kidney Stones
Home Remedies To Get Pregnant