Herbs & Natural Foods for Health

Barley

Scientific Name - Hordeum vulgare

Properties - Nutritive, demulcent, lowers cholesterol

Common Uses - Use in soup, or "barley water" to sooth gastro-intestinal inflammation. The germinating grain may relieve bronchial congestion.

Parts Used - Grain

Locating & Handling - Available in most grocery stores, cereal section.

Caution - None.

Origin - Used in early Egypt.


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