Arabic Name : Hinta
Bengali Name : Gam
Chinese Name : Fu xiao mai
English Name : Common Wheat, Bread Wheat, Wheat Bran
French Name : Blé
German Name : Gemeiner Weizen, Saatweizen, Weichweizen
Gujarati Name : Gehu
Hindi Name : Gehun
Kannada Name : Godhi
Latin name : Triticum sativum Lam.
Marathi Name : Gahu
Persian Name : Nishasta Gandum
Sanskrit Name : Godhuma, Yava
Urdu Name : Nishasta Gundum
Description : Wheat is a good source of mineral nutrients. It has antibilious, antihydrotic, antipyretic, sedative and stomachic properties. It contains significant amounts of iron, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, copper and zinc; iodine and cobalt are present in trace amounts. It is also a good source of thiamin and nicotinic acid, tocopherols with high vitamin-E potency that nourishes and prevents loss of moisture from the skin. The oil is used to tone and soften the lips and has a potent antioxidant activity. This protects the skin from scavenging free-radicals, prevents premature aging and reduces ultra violet rays induced damage. It helps in proper drainage of secretions from the sebaceous and other glands of the skin and thereby helps in preventing black heads. The plant is also rich in antioxidants, and may have anticancer properties. Supplementing with Wheat Grass, a safe and natural alternative to mass-produced vitamins, can boost your energy levels, and improve the function of your immune system.
Recommended Dosage : 18 to 20 g. of wheat bran.
Contraindication : This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.