Many of you are aware that barley is a highly nutritious grain full of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It contains only 3 to 8% gluten and is one of the oldest and most popular grains available.
Did you know that beyond its powerful nutritional healing properties it can also be used as a medicine? Barley water, often discarded after making barley, is an excellent method for lowering fevers, calming anxiety, and benefiting from the grain’s nutritional content.
Drinking barley water daily can help regulate blood sugar, lower cholesterol, and support weight loss.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, barley is well known for Clearing Heat and Damp and aiding the body’s natural detoxification processes.
Find out more about the types of barley available, how to integrate this easy-to-use grain into your diet, and how to benefit from its important immune-enhancing and anticancer properties.
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