Growing Barley Grass (Barley Grass).

Gerstegras (Barley Grass) kweken - KWEEK
Did you know that the young leaves of barley grass contain many vitamins, minerals and proteins that are necessary for our diet? And that the juice of barley grass contains eighteen amino acids that our body uses every day for cell construction, cell regeneration and energy production? Barley grass powder is not cheap. Don't worry... you can easily grow the grass yourself!

How do you grow barley grass?

Grow it yourself: Barley grass

Soak barley seeds in water to make them germinate faster. After 24 hours, place the seeds in a pot with soil. Place the pot in a warm and light place to stimulate growth. Water the seeds every day. Within 14 days the seeds grow about 20 centimeters; with 100 grams of seeds you produce about 100 grams of grass. That's all! Do you want to make your own juice? That is also very simple. Mix 100 to 200 grams of grass and 3.5 liters of water in a blender. Filter the juice, dilute it with 3.5 to 7 liters of water and you're done!

The vitamins in barley grass

Barley grass is packed with vitamins. It contains beta-carotene, folic acid, pantothenic acid, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6 and vitamin C, as well as the minerals potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, copper, phosphorus, manganese and zinc. And by drinking the barley grass juice you get a lot of living enzymes. One is an anti-aging enzyme called superoxide dismutase (SOD).

Grow it yourself: Barley grass

Incidentally, research in Japan and other countries shows that barley grass can help those who suffer from asthma, obesity, aging skin, anemia, arthritis, gastritis, stomach ulcers, diabetes, cellular damage from X-rays, heart disease and hepatitis.

Is there no snag? Surely there must be a downside? Yes that's right. There is one... There is a small chance that your taste buds do not fully appreciate the taste of the green, slightly bitter juice.