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: 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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