Rochway - wheatgrass, carrot & beetroot probiotic punch 750ml
Rochway Wheatgrass Beetroot and Carrot Probiotic Punch 750ml
Rich in Lactobacillus, Acidophilus and Enzymes
99% Sugar Free
Suitable for Diabetics
Refers to the young grass of the common wheat plant, Triticum aestivum, that is freshly juiced or dried into powder for animal and human consumption. Both provide chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and enzymes. Claims about wheatgrass' health benefits range from providing supplemental nutrition to having unique curative properties.
The Romans used beetroot as a treatment for fevers and constipation, amongst other ailments. Hippocrates advocated the use of beet leaves as binding for wounds. Since Roman times, beetroot juice has been considered an aphrodisiac.
It is a rich source of the mineral boron, which plays an important role in the production of human sex hormones. Field Marshall Montgomery is reputed to have exhorted his troops to 'take favours in the beetroot fields', a euphemism for visiting prostitutes.
From the Middle Ages, beetroot was used as a treatment for a variety of conditions, especially illnesses relating to digestion and the blood. Platina recommended taking beetroot with garlic to nullify the effects of 'garlic-breath'.