The Medical Use of Wheatgrass: Review of the Gap Between Basic and Clinical Applications.

  title={The Medical Use of Wheatgrass: Review of the Gap Between Basic and Clinical Applications.},
  author={Gil Bar-Sela and Miri Cohen and Eran Ben-Arye and Ron Epelbaum},
  journal={Mini reviews in medicinal chemistry},
  volume={15 12},
A wide range of health benefits have been attributed to wheatgrass, the young grass of the common wheat plant Triticum aestivum. Its components include chlorophyll, flavonoids, and vitamins C and E. Forms of wheatgrass include fresh juice, frozen juice, tablets, and powders, with compositions varying according to their production processes, as well as to the growing conditions of the wheatgrass. Laboratory in vitro studies, mostly using the fermented wheat germ extract, have demonstrated anti… 

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