Diabetes. Rapid healing of infected wound

A difficult but remarkable healing event This 55 y.o. non-insulin dependent diabetic female suffered a severe injury to her knee. The wound required 26 sutures (stitches), but it soon became infected and re-opened because the stitches couldn’t hold the wound edges together. Two weeks later, most of the sutures had…

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Animals: Healing horse skin wounds. 2 Cases

Case No. 1. Healing of large uninfected horse wound with wheatgrass This horse suffered a large full thickness wound when skin was torn off when it ran into a wire fence. There has been significant healing in just 7 weeks after wheatgrass extract applied just twice weekly. Note how clean…

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Burns, wounds and ulcer healing

Chlorophyll and wound healing. Experimental and clinical study. Lam, C., Brush, B. 1950 Am. J. Surg. 8:204-210. 1950. Chlorophyll was used in an experiment with cutaneous wounds in guinea pigs, and in treating dermatome donor sites, clinical burns and surgical wounds and ulcers in human patients. Wound healing in guinea pigs showed acceleration in only…

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Learn about wheatgrass healing

Wheatgrass and other cereal grasses have been used successfully for healing wounds and many other conditions for at least several thousand years. For example, in the 1930’s (pre-antibiotic) they saved the lives of large numbers of US military personnel suffering from life-threatening, war-caused wound infections. In these pages you will…

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Animals: Wounds heal faster with wheatgrass

Summary Veterinary surgeons find wheatgrass effective for healing open wounds and dermatitis. Methods 19 surgeons took part, none having prior experience of wheatgrass as a healing agent, treating mainly horses, cats and dogs. 110 questionnaires were returned and vets were paid a nominal fee for reporting. Results Open Wounds 80…

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Some healing properties of wheatgrass

Wheatgrass extract has many remarkable properties that aid the healing process. For example: 1. Anti-inflammatory effects – rapidly reduces swelling, pain and inflammation. e.g. burns, soft tissue injuries. 2. Hemostasis  – stops capillary bleeding, accelerates blood clotting (hemostasis) and blood clot removal. 3. Wound healing – stimulates re-epithelialisation (surface recovery) of skin and…

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Healing with wheatgrass.

There is nothing new about wheatgrass healing In the United States in the 1930’s and 40’s. wheat and other cereal grasses were used with remarkable success by a number of prominent surgeons  For instance, fresh wheatgrass compresses rapidly recovered infected wounds, fractures and severe burns – without antibiotics! For instance,…

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Fractures – wheatgrass hastens healing of broken arm

A young boy with a broken arm This nine year old boy fell off the playgym at school and fractured his elbow. It was not badly displaced, but very swollen and painful. The fracture was reduced, the limb immobilised and wheatgrass extract applied several times over and around the exposed elbow. On…

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Wheatgrass – resuming its role as a healing agent

In the USA in the 1930’s, wheatgrass (and other cereal grasses) were used effectively (e.g. Chlorophyllin) in highly respected hospitals for treating war wounds, burns and many other conditions. In due course, penicillin, discovered in 1941, gradually replaced natural treatments. For instance, drugs such as digitalis, derived from the foxglove…

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