Multifunctional role of green blood therapy to cure for many diseases
Chronicles of Young Scientists
Juice of wheat (Triticum aestivum L., Poaceae) grass is termed as green blood. Wheatgrass is a variety of grass that is used like a herbal medicine for its therapeutic and nutritional properties. The aim of this study is to concise the health benefits of green blood therapy. As wheatgrass juice (WGJ) bears a close resemblance to the "hemoglobin" in our blood, the juice is called as "green blood" and the therapy using it is called as "green blood therapy". The WGJ is a complete food and contains
... carbohydrates, proteins, all essential minerals, and vitamins. Wheatgrass therapy is recommended for patients suffering from chronic diseases such as asthma, atherosclerosis, Parkinson's disease, joint pains, TB, constipation, hypertension, diabetes, bronchitis, insomnia, eczema, sterility, hemorrhage, obesity, and flatulence. It is also useful in the treatment of cancer. The WGJ is immediately absorbed into the bloodstream and gives energy. On an empty stomach, it is assimilated into blood in about 20 min. The energy lasts throughout the day. It is practically a fountain of youth and found to have numerous health benefits. This review is concluded that the WGJ has higher degree of curative index and this can be last alternative therapy when the all therapy will fail. 16 Contraindications Wheatgrass is contraindicated in those who are hypersensitive to any component of a wheatgrass containing supplement. Adverse reactions The WGJ is safe and the incidence of side effects is very low. It may cause nausea and headache if excessive quantities are taken. Throat swelling may occur in hyper sensitive to individuals.