Hordeum vulgare L.
Plant Family: Poaceae
Barley grass has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for at least 1800 years. Barley grass is grown by soaking the seeds in clean water until they sprout and grow shoots approximately 2 inches (5 cm) long.
The dried unjointed leaf. In traditional Chinese medicine, the barley grass may be "massed" or fermented before drying.
A level tablespoon (3-4 grams) of barley grass powder added to teas, smoothies, cereals, or other foods daily. As a capsule or in extract form.
Specific: No known precautions.
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