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THERAPEUTIC POTENTIAL OF ORGANIC TRITICUM AESTIVUM LINN. (WHEAT GRASS) IN PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CHRONIC DISEASES: AN OVERVIEW

@article{Singh2012THERAPEUTICPO,
  title={THERAPEUTIC POTENTIAL OF ORGANIC TRITICUM AESTIVUM LINN. (WHEAT GRASS) IN PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CHRONIC DISEASES: AN OVERVIEW},
  author={N. Singh and P. Verma and B. R. Pandey},
  journal={International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Research},
  year={2012},
  pages={10-14}
}
Shoot of Triticum aestivum Linn. (Hindi Name- gehun, kanak, Sanskrit name- godhuma) is called as a wheat grass, belonging to family: Gramineae, which posses high chlorophyll content and essential vitamins, minerals, vital enzymes, amino acids, dietary fibers. Wheat grass has been shown to posses anti-cancer activity, anti-ulcer activity, antioxidant activity, anti-arthritic activity, and blood building activity in Thalassemia Major. It has been argued that wheat grass helps blood flow… Expand
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