Wheatgrass is prepared from the common wheat plant. Importantly, however, the plant is harvested at the early stages of growth before jointing occurs, after which, its nutritional value declines sharply.
Wheatgrass is regarded as a natural multivitamin due to its rich nutrient properties and high count of benefits. It is one of nature’s most potent sources of nutrients and is said to contain almost every vitamin and mineral the human body needs. It contains all eight amino acids that are essential to building protein, 92 of the 108 minerals our body needs, and also vitamins A, B, C, E, and K. It is a super food that is high in fibre, iron, protein, magnesium, and much more.
Its anti-inflammatory properties help our bodies to maintain muscle mass, alleviate joint and muscle pain, and boost our immunity system so that we can prevent disease. It can also regulate blood sugar levels helping with diabetes, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, and aid with weight loss. Its powerful detoxifying properties assist healthy digestion and abdominal function as well as showing potential anti-cancer properties.
Including wheatgrass as part of your diet is incredibly easy due to the versatility of the product and the many ways you can take it. Our Wheatgrass Powder is prefect for mixing into smoothies, milkshakes, juices, tea, dips, spread, salad dressing, yogurts and porridge. It can also be simply diluted into a quick and easy nutritious shot.
Our Wheatgrass Powder is carefully sourced organically with respect for nature and processed effectively to ensure all the nutrients are stored in each and every pack. It has both the IOFGA Organic Certificate and has passed the European Union’s classification for organically produced products, so you know you’re getting wholesome goodness. It is also suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
WHERE DOES WHEATGRASS POWDER COME FROM?
Wheatgrass, or ‘Green Gold’ as it is often called, is harvested from the young shoot of Triticum aestivum, also known as the common wheat plant. This species of wheat is the most widely used for sustaining animals and humans and can be grown all over the world. In order to get the most nutrients from wheatgrass, the crop is usually harvested just 10 days after it begins to sprout. Because it is harvested so young, it does not contain any gluten, meaning it is safe for coeliacs to take!
Our Wheatgrass Powder goes through a careful process in order to take it from field to your table with as many nutrients as possible. Harvesting it at 10 days old means that it is cut just before jointing occurs in the plant. This is done to ensure the plant is packed high with carbohydrate energy, all its amino acids, and chlorophyll (which gives it its vibrant green colour). As this is the stage where wheatgrass is at its most effective, after we cut the seedlings, we dry them using freezing air, and crush them into our fine Wheatgrass Powder, that can be easily incorporated into a no-fuss diet.
Wheatgrass is a fantastic source of health-inducing properties however, unlike cows, human bodies cannot digest grasses in their natural form. So, to avoid missing out on nature’s own multivitamin, our Wheatgrass Powder is the perfect way to get all the benefits and nutrients like those listed below.