There are several reasons to juice wheatgrass, the chief of which is that wheatgrass is a wonderful source of living chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is a pigment in plants that contains magnesium. The juice that is the product of wheatgrass being juiced is extremely full of vitamins and nutrients and while the juice is fresh it is rated as one of the best juices to consume for anyone and everyone.
This grass is wheat in its early stages and once the grass reaches about seven or eight days it is at its optimal stage to be picked and juiced. The juice must be drunk as soon after juicing as possible to ensure that you receive the most nutritional rewards from your hard work. Chlorophyll contains high levels of oxygen and is responsible for keeping plants oxygenated.
For many people wheatgrass juice is viewed as having powers of rejuvenation, it has been called the plasma of youth as well as the life blood of plants and thereby being extremely beneficial to humans. If you look at all the elements that are absent in your body’s cells, there will be the realization that all of these, especially hormones, enzymes, nucleic acids and vitamins can all be regained by drinking the juice of this green health injection on a regular basis.
Over the years wheatgrass juice has displayed a very beneficial effect on many people who consume it on a regular basis. These beneficial effects have been shown to be both many and varied. Wheatgrass has been shown to cleanse the lymph system leaving the body in a far cleaner state than prior to the intake of wheatgrass juice. This juice has also demonstrated that it has the power to help build levels of oxygen and nutrients in the blood. Juicing wheatgrass also gives you access to a liquid that will help to restore balance to your body by removing the toxic metals that reside in your cells and your liver and kidneys will feel the wheatgrass’ nourishing and vitality restorative properties.
There are many juicers out there that will provide you with the means to juice your wheatgrass adequately and you will receive benefits from your juice, but in order to ensure that you receive the maximum beneficial effects from your wheatgrass juice, you need to use a juicer specifically engineered for juicing wheatgrass.
There are hand cranked type of wheatgrass juicers that clamp to your table or counter and of course there are the motorized electrical types.
Since wheatgrass is very leafy it requires a different type of juicer to most fruit and vegetables. The best juicer to use is a masticating juicer that is built to handle wheatgrass because wheatgrass needs to be crushed to get the most nutrients out of your produce. I addition to juicing with the appropriate machine it is recommended that you grow your own wheatgrass so that you can be sure that you are drinking juice that has been made from wheatgrass that has been picked at the optimal time and juiced within a reasonable to ensure that you get a super drink from all the produce you juice.