Introduction

Barley is a type of whole grain that is a good source of carbohydrates for people. It contains high levels of dietary fiber and selenium (a type of antioxidants). It also has abundant reserves of mineral salts such as phosphorus, copper and manganese.

Its juice is a good daily health drink to provide you with the necessary nutrients needed by your body.

The protein in barley is extremely useful. It also contains natural Vitamins B1 and B2. It should be used fresh. Soup made from barley using moong beans can be given to patients during convalescence.



cosmetic uses


For Skin

Barley is an excellent cleanser, both inside and out.

Barley when boiled can be used as a face scrub, face pack or body scrub. The water in which barley is boiled proves to be a natural detoxifying drink.


For Hair

It is rich in B vitamins which strengthens and nourishes the hair shaft and root.


 
                                                                                                                                                                
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