Latin Name: Hordeum vulgare
Common Names: Barley Grass, Barleygrass
Barley Grass is highly regarded by those who use bulk organic herbs and a supply of dried barley grass is considered one of the staples of a well stocked herbalist's cabinet. A common, but highly beneficial cereal grass, Hordeum vulgare is valued by many herbalists to be one of the best quality bulk herbs for many complaints.
Barley Grass and similar plants such as wheat grass have the interesting characteristic that although classified as a grain, they are more like vegetables when first sprouting. At this stage of its development, Hordeum vulgare is an excellent source of chlorophyll. Dried Barley Grass Powder can be taken in capsules or in pill form; herbs such as this are also made into healthful juices.
Hordeum vulgare and wheat grass are nearly identical; the one difference is that as dried herbs, the former is more effective as an anti-oxidant, acting as a "free radical harvester."
Barley Grass may also be effective as an analgesic; such organic herbs as this and wheat grass also seem to have anti-inflammatory properties. Sprouted from Barley Grass Seeds and consumed fresh this natural herb contains additional enzymes. These bulk herbs are known to contain many B Vitamins as well as valuable nutrients such as beta carotene, folic acid and calcium.
Organic Domestic Barley Grass (Kosher Certified)
1 pound Sealed Pouch
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