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Wheat Grass Juice Powder

Wheatgrass juice powder is made from young sprouted wheat of about 1 to 2 weeks of age. When the sprouts reach a height of 5 to 8 inches, they are cut and "juiced." This raw liquid extraction can be enjoyed fresh or, alternatively, dried into powder for later consumption.

Due to its high cellulose content (a form of fiber indigestible by the human body), wheatgrass must be juiced to gain the full benefit of its nutrient content. Aside from cellulose, wheatgrass is high in chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals, active enzymes and amino acids. It also contains an anti-inflammatory and DNA repairing substance called P4D1. This substance aids in the prevention of cancer, aging and cell death. Wheat grass has strong antioxidant and highly alkalinizing effects.

Potential benefits of wheatgrass

Regular ingestion of wheatgrass may provide the following health benefits:

  • Detoxification: Aids the liver's detoxification pathways; assists with removal of heavy metals from the body.
  • Immune system stimulation: Helps to prevent and fight cancer and infections.
  • Digestion: Improves digestive health.


Principal Author: DermaHarmony Editorial Staff
Date of Initial Publication: 08/29/2008
Article Last Updated: 03/10/2011