Wheatgrass assists iron chelation

Investigation into iron chelating activity of Triticum aestivum (wheat grass) in iron-dextran induced iron overload model of thalassemia. P. R. Tirgar1, T. R. Desai. J. Pharm. Res. 2011,4(9),3066-3069 Background:  Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder where an abnormal and ineffective form of the oxygen-carrying molecule, hemoglobin, is made.  The thalassemia…

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Thalassemia: Wheatgrass assists iron chelation

The role of iron chelation activity of wheat grass juice in blood transfusion requirement of intermediate thalassaemia. Mukhopadhyay. S., Mukhopadhyay. A., Gupta. P., Kar. M., Ghosh. A. 2007 Am. Soc. Hematol. Ann. Background: The authors noted there was no satisfactory explanation for reduced blood transfusion requirements in thalassemia major patients…

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Wheatgrass reduces transfusion requirements in thalassemia

The role of iron chelation activity of wheatgrass juice in blood transfusion requirement of intermediate thalassaemia. Mukhopadhyay. S., Mukhopadhyay. A., Ranjan. R., Gupta. P., Kar. M., Ghosh. A. Blood 2007 110:3829;. Abstract Background: Previously it was thought that the chlorophyll of wheat grass (Triticum aestivum) may be the substitute of haemoglobin of…

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Thalassemia (5)

My 3 year old son S. started super shots on 15th august 2015, 2.5 ml a  day. Its almost six month he is taking it. Their is improvement in his health. His ferritin level is under control. Transfusion is required but he is more active and jovial. He is now…

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Myelodysplastic syndrome. Wheatgrass acts as iron chelator

The role of iron chelation activity of wheat grass juice in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome. Mukhopadhyay. S.,  Basak. J., Kar. M.,  Mandal. S.,  Mukhopadhyay. A. 2009. J. Clin. Oncology 2009:7012 Background: Myelodysplastic syndrome describes any number of conditions in which the bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells. In…

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Research

These research articles demonstrate just some of the numerous and often quite remarkable therapeutic benefits cereal grasses can achieve. Many of them have, since the 1930’s, been attributed to the presence of chlorophyll, but there is no evidence to support this theory. For instance, chlorophyll is absent in the wheatgrass…

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