Barley Grass

Barley grass has been used for medicinal and healing purposes since ancient times as it is one of the most nutrient-rich resources in nature. For instance, it was used to treat ailments of the skin, liver and blood. The Romans even used it to treat boils!

Barley grass refers to the young shoots that pop up on the barley plant. These shoots from the barley plants provide the most nutritional benefits when young and can be consumed as green barley juice. Barley grass is rich in vitamin B1 (thiamine), vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B6 (folate) and vitamins A, C and E. It is also rich in antioxidants which makes it excellent at eliminating toxins.

Benefits of Barley Grass for Skin:

  • Vitamin-rich. Since barley grass is rich in vitamins and antioxidants, it strengthens your skin while removing free radicals and other toxins. The result is skin that looks and feels healthy and radiant.
  • Mineral-rich. The minerals in barley grass such as iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium and phosphorus nourish and vitalize your skin. They give your skin a healthy glow and speed up healing.
  • Healing properties. Another benefit of barley grass for skin relates to the presence of chlorophyll. Barley grass contains chlorophyll which helps to heal skin by reducing inflammation and bacterial growth on wounds.
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