Growing wheatgrass at home for fresh wheatgrass juice is really easy, cheap and so much fun! In this post I’ll show you how to grow wheatgrass without soil: All you need is wheat grains and water!
Wheatgrass has many health benefits: Wheatgrass is an excellent source of chlorophyll, vitamin A, B vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and proteins. Wheatgrass is a natural detoxifier – it cleanses the liver and blood – and antioxidant – antioxidants help fight chronic inflammation. Wheatgrass is also naturally gluten-free. Fresh wheatgrass juice is dark green and tastes slightly bitter and slightly sweet.
- wheat grains
- glass jars or plates
GROW WHEATGRASS WITHOUT SOIL IN 8 DAYS
Soak the wheat grains overnight in fresh, cold water.
In the morning, pour off the water. Rinse well with water and drain again.
Spread out the seeds evenly.
Rinse and drain the seeds well once or twice a day.
The root hairs look feathery – don’t mistake them for mold!
If you rinse and drain the seeds every day there should be no problem with mold.
After 8 or 10 days you can harvest your homegrown wheatgrass!
You can use fresh wheatgrass juice for smoothies and to naturally dye food green.
You can also freeze fresh wheatgrass juice. Pour the fresh wheatgrass juice into ice cube trays. Once frozen, put the dark green wheatgrass cubes into a freezer bag.