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Barley Water

Other Names: Barley, Barley Bran, Pearl Barley, Scotch Barley, Pot Barley, Jow, Jawn, Jau, Juan, Mai Ya, Hordeum Distichon
Traditional Usages: Food, Drink, Diarrhea, Skin Diseases, Body Odour, Acne, Immune System Protection, Constipation, Anemia, "An almost perfect food"  Bartram's Encyclopedia: High in Fibre, Calcium, Iron, Magnessium, Potassium, Lysine. Seven tiimes richer in Vitamin C than oranges. Five times richer in Iron than Spinach. Used in Kidney, Intestinal and Bowel Disorders, Immune System Protection,
Resources: US, Asia, China, Japan
Parts Used: Grain, Seeds
Health Warning: Those with Celiac disease should avoid this grain as it does contain gluten.


Barley Water - Home remedy for Diarrhea: Boil two tablespoons of barley in water for 10 minutes. Strain and drink three times a day. 

Barley Water - Home remedy for Jaundice: Boil a cup of barley in three litres of water and let simmer for 3-hours. Take this several times daily.

Barley Water - Home remedy for Yellow Fever: Simmer one cup of barley in three litres of water for three hours. Drink several times a day.

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