Wheatgrass juice is a popular health drink. It is thought to benefit health only when fresh and taken on an empty stomach immediately after extraction.
Wheat Grass Benefits
- Stimulates the thyroid gland, correcting obesity.
- Is a powerful detoxifier, and liver and blood protector.
- Improves Hemoglobin level
- Increases red blood-cell count and lowers blood pressure.
- Externally applied to the skin can help eliminate itching almost immediately.
Wheatgrass contains chemicals that might have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory (swelling) activity, which is why some people think it might be helpful for ulcerative colitis. It also contains a chemical that seems to kill bacterial infections.