Wheatgrass Powder and Wheatgrass Juice Doses and Uses
How much Wheatgrass one should take depends on the Benefits you wish to attain.
Read on to know what constitutes a single Dose of wheatgrass.
What is the Recommended Dosage for General Health Improvement and for dealing with some Medical condition.
Organic Wheatgrass Powder Dosage
A single dose of organic certified Wheatgrass powder is 3 gms.
Every box of Addy Wheatgrass Powder contains one measuring spoon of approx. 3 gm capacity for easy measuring.
How to use Wheatgrass Powder
Fill the measuring spoon provided within the box and add it to a glass of 250 - 300 ml of lukewarm water and stir it for a few seconds.
Drink the juice, refill the glass with plain lukewarm water and drink that too.
Do not get alarmed if wheatgrass powder doesn't fully dissolve in the water.
The undissolved part is 60 micron sized fiber which is helpful in various medical conditions like Constipation, Diabetes, Heart problems and Hyper Tension, etc.
Use of Wheatgrass Powder as a Health Supplement
Take 1 or 2 Doses of wheatgrass powder i.e. 3 to 6 gms per day. Start with 1 dose in morning for the first 5 days and increase it to 2 doses per day by taking the second dose in the evening.
It is advisable to take wheatgrass on an empty stomach, so that it can be easily absorbed in our body. Do not eat food or drink tea, coffee, or any cold drinks at least for 1 hour after consuming Wheatgrass
But if the need arises, it can be mixed with Salads, alkaline juices, or any other food Items.
When taken after meals, it has to compete with other food items to get absorbed in our body.
Use of Wheatgrass for a Medical Condition
Take up to 4 Doses.
Do a course of 90 days or till desired benefits are attained as per the advice of Medical practitioner.
For First 5 days : 1 Dose of wheatgrass powder in the Morning.
From 6th to 10th day : 1 Dose in the Morning and 1 Dose in the night.
From 11th to 15 day : 2 Doses of wheatgrass powder in the morning and 1 Dose during the night.
From 16th day onward till 90 days : 2 Doses of wheatgrass powder in the Morning and 2 Doses during the night.
Taking Addy wheatgrass powder instead of Wheatgrass Juice is convenient and has the added bonus of a complete range of nutrients and 60 micron sized Fiber. You also save on Time and Money.
Wheatgrass Juice Dosage
A fresh Wheatgrass Dose consists of 30 ml of pure wheatgrass juice undiluted by water. Always use a Cold Press Juicer to make Wheatgrass Juice to avoid oxidisation.
Use of Wheatgrass Juice as a Health Supplement
Take 1 to 2 Doses of Wheatgrass Juice i.e. 30 to 60 ml per day.
It is advisable to take it on an empty stomach and in its raw form.
If the need arises, it can be add to any non-acidic food stuffs or juices.
Do not add it to juices like Amla, Lemon or Oranges that are acidic in nature.
Wheatgrass Juice for Medical Conditions
It is advisable to consume maximum of 120 ml of pure undiluted wheatgrass juice in 4 equal parts of 30 ml each.
Start with 1 dose and gradually increase it to 4 Doses over a period of 15 - 20 days.
How Much is One Dose of Wheatgrass Juice?,
Usually, most people aren't able to give a concrete answer to the aforementioned question.
Even Medical practitioners, when asked, resort to vague answers like one glass or one cup of wheatgrass juice.
So, theoretically, a standard cup might measure 200 ml and a Glass might measure 300 ml consuming, which is a lot higher than the recommended dosage of wheatgrass juice.
Fresh Wheatgrass Juice - 30 ml of pure Wheatgrass Juice ( do not add water to it. ) makes up one dose. To juice one up 30 ml, we require 60 - 70 gm of wheatgrass depending on its quality and freshness.
The conventional method of juicing wheatgrass with a High RPM mixer grinder requires lot of water to be added during the process.
Hence, even a small quantity of 10 - 20 gm of wheatgrass when mixed with a glass of water and grind in a Mixer Grinder results in a glass of green colored liquid. But this kind of diluted wheatgrass juice is nutrition less and doesn't make any significant improvement to our health.
Most Juice bars and vendors selling juice use the same technique.
How to make Wheatgrass Juice?
Use Slow Speed Cold Press Juicer to make Wheatgrass Juice at Home.
It is important to use a Cold Press Slow Speed Manual Wheatgrass Juicer rather than the commonly used kitchen mixer grinder with a high RPM ( revolution per minute ) to make wheatgrass Juice.
Such high speed Mixers operate at 1000 to 1200 RPM, which breaks up the molecular structure of wheatgrass Nutrients and oxidizes it onverting it to foam.
Wheatgrass juicers are available in two types i.e. manual or electric ones.
These wheatgrass juicer operate at a RPM that is below 80 and hence, don't result in loss of its nutritional contents and ideal for making Wheatgrass juice.
You can Buy Manual Wheatgrass Juicer from us and make your own wheatgrass juice to get real benefit from wheatgrass Juice
Side Effect of Wheatgrass
Some people might experience side effect of wheatgrass juice in form of nausea and/or irregular bowel movement. Actually it is not a real side effect of wheatgrass juice as it is body reaction to cleaning effect of Wheatgrass.
In such a situation it is advisable to reduce the quantity of juice and increase its quantity gradually, thus, allowing the body to used to it.
It is totally safe for children, who are recommended to take 1/3 to 1/2 of dosage recommended for adults.