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How to use wheatgrass powder? - 24 Mantra Organic

How to use wheatgrass powder? - 24 Mantra Organic

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Learn How to Use Wheatgrass Powder For Its Magical Benefits!

Organic Food
7.09.2020

Thanks to a scientist named Charles Schnabel, we are now aware of the amazing benefits of wheatgrass for consumption. His experiments in the 1930s opened a ‘can’ of wonder — by 1940s, the drugstores in the United States were lined with cans full of wheatgrass powder. The rage spread to India, which is now making you ask, ‘How to use wheatgrass powder?’.

Wheatgrass is made from the freshly sprouted, first leaves of the common wheat plant (Triticum aestivum). It is commonly consumed in the form of juice and tablets. It is also famous for its cosmetic applications and is an ingredient in many lotions, creams, gels etc.

In this article, we are going to walk you through the impressive benefits of wheatgrass. You will also learn how to use wheatgrass powder to support overall health.

If you are buying wheatgrass powder off the shelves, and not making it at home, opt for the organic version. It is grown without the use of harmful pesticides and offers higher nutritional value than the non-organic variety.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 4g

Nutritional Parameters Values
Calories 15
Total Carbohydrates 2g
Dietary Fibre 1g
Total Fat 0g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 30% of the recommended daily value
Vitamin C 12% of the recommended daily value
Vitamin K 44% of the recommended daily value
Vitamin E 1600% of the recommended daily value
Thiamin 733% of the recommended daily value
Niacin 1260% of the recommended daily value
Vitamin B6 1950% of the recommended daily value
Pantothenic Acid 360% of the recommended daily value
Iron 44% of the recommended daily value
Selenium 5% of the recommended daily value
Copper 85% of the recommended daily value
Potassium 3% of the recommended daily value

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The Health Benefits of Wheatgrass Powder

Before we learn about how to use wheatgrass powder, let’s look at its health benefits. A study published in the ‘Food Science and Quality Management‘ journal conducted in-depth research and found this:

  • It provides more energy by fulfilling nutritional requirements.
  • It helps in detoxification of the body.
  • Wheatgrass fights infections and has anti-inflammatory properties.
  • It purifies the blood, detoxifies the liver and cleanses the colon.
  • It helps in the treatment of many diseases like asthma, diabetes, constipation, hypertension, insomnia.
  • It helps treat obesity, aiding weight loss.
  • It enhances skin health, adding a glow and nourishes hair.
  • It improves eyesight.
  • It promotes bone health.
  • Wheatgrass also helps in improving bone health.

Wheatgrass is truly magical. Please do not consume it in excess as it can cause toxification. Now let’s move on to knowing how to use wheatgrass powder to get all these benefits!

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How to Use Wheatgrass Powder?

Many enthusiasts have asked, “How to take wheatgrass powder?” or “How to use wheatgrass powder for teeth?”. There are many ways through which you can use wheatgrass powder and get all of these benefits. Here are the top two ways:

1. Wheatgrass Smoothie

Do you start your day with a healthy fruit smoothie or drink it for an energy boost in the evening? Add wheatgrass to it. Here’s a nutrient-packed recipe!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup yoghurt
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Fruit of your choice (banana, chickoo, apple etc.)
  • Ice cubes (optional)
  • 1 tbsp wheatgrass powder
  • 1/2 – 1 cup water

Add anything you feel like to this list of ingredients. Mix them together in a blender, and that’s it. Remember to consume the smoothie within an hour of blending. You can add more fruits if the taste of wheatgrass is over-bearing.

You can also add peanut butter or chocolate to it if you like.

2. Wheatgrass Juice

  • 1 tbsp wheatgrass powder
  • 1 apple
  • 1 to 2 oranges (or pineapple)
  • A small piece of ginger
  • Honey to taste (optional)
  • Ice cubes (optional)

After washing the fruits, ginger, wheatgrass powder and honey (if using) in a blender jar. Blend them together until smooth.

You can make this recipe with wheatgrass sprouts as well but using wheatgrass powder is a quicker way. You can also add wheatgrass powder to lemongrass, lemon juice and mint leaves blend if you want to try something new.

Other ways to use wheatgrass:

  • Add wheatgrass powder to your toothpaste for healthy teeth.
  • Buy lotions containing wheatgrass, or add wheatgrass powder to your lotions for radiant skin. You can also add it to your night cream.
  • Add it to your face pack to get rid of acne.
  • Mix wheatgrass powder with water and apply it to your scalp and hair to get rid of dandruff and strengthen roots. It also reduces the greying of hair.

Say Yes to Wheatgrass!

Now that you know how to use wheatgrass powder, go ahead and make it a part of your diet. You can also use it for better skin! While wondering about how to use wheatgrass powder, you can consider experimenting a bit. Sneak it in your everyday recipes like rotis, tea, jams, curd etc.

Always prefer the organic wheatgrass variety when you buy wheatgrass. Organic wheatgrass is not only a way to ensure better health but also a way to contribute to building a sustainable planet. It offers better taste, better nutrition values and freedom from any kind of contamination.

If you haven’t already, try wheatgrass powder today. It smells good too, like freshly-cut grass.

 

Try 24 Mantra Organic’s Wheatgrass powder and enjoy the benefits of this superfood.

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