Spirulina is a complete protein, containing all essential amino acids. It is superior to typical plant protein, such as that from legumes. Spirulina is a rich source of calcium and potassium. It is known to reduce the severity of strokes, reverses age-related declines in memory and learning; as well as prevents and treats hay fever.
Provides chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and enzymes. Wheatgrass helps blood flow, digestion and general detoxification of the body. Diets high in chlorophyll and concentrations of green leafy vegetables, lower rates of colon cancer. Interesting Fact: 15lbs pounds of wheatgrass is equal in overall nutritional value to 350 pounds of ordinary garden vegetables.
Alfalfa is high in protein, calcium, plus other minerals, vitamins in the B group, vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin K. Alfalfa is beneficial in treating disorders related to the digestive tract, kidney conditions, bladder and prostate conditions, and to increase urine flow. It is also used for high cholesterol, asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and upset stomach.
Chlorella gets its name from the high amount of chlorophyll it possesses. Chlorella’s cleansing action on the bowel and other elimination channels, as well as its protection of the liver, helps keep the blood clean. Since chlorella has such a high chlorophyll content, people find chronic bad breath is often eliminated in just a few days on chlorella.
Dandelion leaves contain abundant amounts of vitamins and minerals, especially Vitamins A, C, and K, and are good sources of calcium (0.19% net weight), potassium (0.4% net weight) and fair amounts of iron and manganese, higher than similar leafy greens such as spinach. Dandelions are also an excellent source of vitamin H, which is proven to aid in weight loss.
Barley grass is particularly rich in vitamins A, C, B1, B2, folic acid, and B12; calcium; iron; potassium; and chlorophyll. Unlike most plants, barley grass provides all nine essential amino acids (those which your body can't produce). Barley grass is a powerful antioxidant that is believed to help the body kill cancer cells and overcome a variety of ailments, including acne and ulcers.
Ginger increases blood circulation. It also decreases pain from arthritis, and may have blood thinning and cholesterol lowering properties that may make it useful for treating heart disease. Ginger on an empty stomach is considered an effective cure for congestion, cough, and cold.