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How To Grow Wheatgrass
It's a vegetable: Wheatgrass can be considered a vegetable, and has chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and enzymes. There are "claims" about the "health benefits" of wheatgrass ranging from providing supplemental nutrition to having unique curative properties. Haven't seen any scientific studies on humans to prove the claims, but it should be nutritious if eaten as a vegetable part of a balanced diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Website info says: Wheatgrass is generally considered safe, although a few individuals have reported nausea, headaches, hives, or swelling in the throat within minutes of drinking its juice. Hives and swollen throat are often signs of a serious allergic reaction and should be handled as an emergency. Anyone having these kinds of symptoms after ingesting wheatgrass may have even more severe reactions to it later. ...Read more
Eczema: I do not feel that wheatgrass will have any benefit for eczema. Best thing to do is to keep the skin lubricated with a lotion such as cetaphil or cerave, avoid deordorant soaps and switch to dove, and try over the counter hydrocortisone. Next step your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, i know of no evidence that large amounts of wheatgrass juice is harmful. See http://hippocratesinst.Org/wheatgrass/benefits-of-wheatgrass. ...Read more
Just anecdotes: Anecdotes aren't science that you should bet your life on. I found two studies, both small ones in obscure journals. Since there's no placebo controls (you know whether you're drinking wheatgrass), it's no wonder that there were "positive results". Everything from nature nas nutrients. But do you really think the juice from grass clippings is going to cure disease? ...Read more
Yes: Yes but rotate the greens you put in the smoothie if you drink a smoothie everyday. For example you can alternate with spinach or kale. Nature, in order to protect greens from extinction, placed in greens a little bit of poison, a minute amount of alkaloids, because otherwise animals like deer, elk and horse would begin to eat plant to extinction. ...Read more
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