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Wheatgrass

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What other names is Wheatgrass known by?

Agropyre, Agropyron, Agropyron repens, Agropyron firmum, Blé en Herbe, Brote del Trigo, Couchgrass, Couch Grass, Cutch, Dog Grass, Dog-grass, Doggrass, Durfa Grass, Elytrigia repens, Elymus repens, Graminis Rhizoma, Herbe de Blé, Quack Grass, Quackgrass, Quitch Grass, Scotch Quelch, Triticum, Triticum firmum, Triticum repens, Twitchgrass, Wheat Grass, Witch Grass.

What is Wheatgrass?

Wheatgrass is a kind of grass. The above ground parts, roots, and rhizome are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Ulcerative colitis; reducing cholesterol; anemia; diabetes; cancer; high blood pressure; preventing tooth decay; wound healing; preventing infections; removing drugs, metals, toxins, and cancer-causing substances from the body; and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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