This Barley Grass is grown on the Canterbury plains of the South Island. Barley leaf powder is high in vitamins B, minerals and S.O.D. (superoxide dismutase) a powerful antioxidant enzyme that protects the cell again toxic free radicals. Add to fruit and vegetable beverages (e.g. smoothies, juices) to boost their nutritional content.
Babies are born in a very alkaline state and over time we can become more and more acidic. However, all is not lost - the body can regain its natural alkaline balance by eating highly alkaline foods such as green leafy vegetables, fresh seasonal fruits, pulses and nutrient-rich super foods like Lifestream Barley Grass. The key is changing the balance of the foods you eat, the overall amount of food consumed and getting to know which foods are acid forming and which are alkaline forming.
Barley Grass imparts an alkaline residue once digested and can help to nourish and balance your system. Barley Grass is gluten free and can be used by coeliacs (people allergic to gluten or wheat products). The many enzymes present such as cytochrome oxidase, lipase, protease and amylase support good healthy digestive function and intestinal flora. Barley Grass is non allergenic and is excellent for a wide variety of conditions as it contains no animal or dairy products or synthetic additives.