Drasanvi Superfoods Barley Grass Powder (organic)

Green barley grass is harvested from young barley plants no taller than 25cm. By using these young plants, we ensure that optimal minerals and vitamins are retained in the plant’s leaves. Of particular note are the high levels of chlorophyll present in green barley (chlorophyll is the plant equivalent of haemoglobin in humans). There are some differences between barley kernels (as cooked in cereal or other dishes) and green barley grass, the most notable of which is the presence of chlorophyll in the latter.

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Description

Ingredients: Organic barley grass powder (Hordeum vulgare), 125 g (4.41 oz).
Free from artificial colours, added sugars and preservatives.

Packaging: Foil lined, resealable zip pack.

Recommended daily serving: 10 g per day

Suggested uses: Add to a smoothie with cucumber and apple for breakfast; add to risotto dishes; sprinkle over salad or add to salad dressing.

Warnings: Store in a cool, dry place.

Additional data

Certified Organic

This product is certified organic. This confirms that we maintain the highest quality standards throughout the cultivation, collection and processing of the barley grass we use.

Rich in Anti oxidants

Barley grass is rich in Vitamin C which is important for maintenance of healthy collagen, bones and cartilage. It is also rich in chlorophyll (also an antioxidant).

Harvesting

It is important to harvest young shoots, in order to retain the properties of barley. This ensures that high amounts of chlorophyll can be obtained from the barley grass. Older shoots undergo changes that lead to a significant drop in chlorophyll levels, and thus also a drop in nutritional value.

Nutrition Facts

Ingredient % Per 100 g Quantity per 100 g
Protein 20,1 % 20,1 g
Carbohydrates 34,3 % 34,3 g
of which sugar 2,2 % 2,2 g
Fat 3,4 % 3,4 g
of which is saturated 1,05 % 1,05 g
Fibre 26,5 % 26,5 g
Sodium 0,12 % 0,120 g

Energy: 270 Kcal / 1131 KJ per daily serving of 10 g

Ingredient % RDA Quantity per 10 g serving
Vitamin A 73,7 % 589,9 mcg
Vitamin C 37,5 % 33 mg
Vitamin B1 12,7 % 0,01 mg
Potassium 105 % 210 mg
Calcium 109 % 87,6 mg
Iron 104 % 1,4 mg

% RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance)