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Wheat Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Triticum Aestivum
Hindi Name
Chinese Name
Fu Xiao Mai, Xiao Mai

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Wheat Cures


Action of Wheat

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Wheat

Highly Effective

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Whole Plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Wheat

Avoid use during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.
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Wheat is a grain.
It is an annual.
It grows in a temperate climate.
It grows up to 80 Cm.
Best used for Malnutrition.

In TCM :
Wheat Seed : Xiao Mai
Un Ripe Wheat Grain : Fu Xiao Mai
Meridians associated : Heart


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Materia Medica for Wheat

Wheat General

The herb " Wheat " here pertains to the Wheat that was available 100 years ago. A new type of Wheat was evolved.The Genetically Modified Wheat is what we know as Wheat today. It is not even close to the one that was used long time back. The modern Wheat, although is easier and faster to grow, but,does not contain the same levels of nutrients as the ancient Wheat. The Hybridized Wheat contains a compound ( Sodium Azide), that is not human friendly and is toxic. Wheat is one of the sources of Gluten , which is not easily digested by the body.
The Wheat contributes to a list of potential problems,from, Obesity, Heart Disorders, Digestive problems, Dementia and many more.
Modern Wheat raises blood sugar levels. It causes Immuno Disorders. It hinders the absorption of necessary minerals. This Wheat also causes aggravation of intestines.
Thus, the Wheat that you eat today is an Absolute Poison and should not be consumed. If you are looking for the alternatives, Here they are.
Single Herb

Soak Wheat flour chapatis in milk at night. Eat stale in the morning.

Wheat for Beriberi

Boil 120 Grams of Wheat Germ (Cereal Germ) in a cup of milk. Drink a cup daily for a month.

Wheat for Itching

Make a paste of wheat flour. Apply it over the affected area.

Wheat for Impotence

Dip Wheat in water overnight. Add Jaggery or dried Grapes to taste. Take this mixture twice a day.

Wheat for Diabetes

Extract the juice of wheat plant. Take twice a day.

Wheat for Piles

Extract the juice of the leaves of wheat. Take twice a day.

Wheat for Jaundice

Extract the juice of wheat plant. Take twice a day.

Wheat for Burns

Wheat Flour has Antioxidant and heat Absorbent properties.
Keep a bag of Wheat Flour in your refrigerator. Apply it on the burnt area immediately. It is very effective for Burns and will also prevent Blisters due to Burns.

Wheat as an Aphrodisiac

Wheat sprouts strengthen the sexual organs.
Include Wheat in your daily diet.
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Multiple Herbs How to Use Herbal Treatment? Click Here +

Herbal Treatment For Tachycardia 2

Take one tablespoon Wheat flour. Fry in one tablespoon Clarified butter ( Ghee made from cow's milk ). Add half teaspoon Arjuna bark powder and sugar according to taste. Add water and cook to make a gooey desert. In India this is called 'halva'. Have it every morning.

Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 3

Take one teaspoon each : Arjuna bark powder and Wheat flour. Cook in one glass milk. Add 2 teaspoon Honey and take once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Oligospermia 1

Take the following herbs as :
Wheat Flour : Genhu ka aata : 500 gm
Withania Somnifera : Ashwagandha : 125 gm
Purified Butter : Ghee : 125 gm
Sugar : Chini : 100 gm
Honey : Madhu : 125 gm
Cardamom : Illaichi : 10 gm
Water : Jal : 1 ltr
Milk : Dudh : 4 ltr

Boil Withania Somnifera powder with water and milk till it reduces to one fourth. Strain the milk to remove roughage of Withania Somnifera. Fry wheat flour in ghee for few minutes. Add boiling Withania Somnifera Milk and sugar to this . Allow it to cool. Add honey and cardamom to the cold mixture. Take it, once in a week.

Herbal Treatment For Impotence 4

Take the following herbs :
Wheat Flour : Genhu ka aata : 1 kg
Indian Ginseng : Ashwagandha : 250 gm
Clarified Butter : Ghee : 250 gm
Sugar : Chini : 200 gm
Honey : Madhu : 250 gm
Cardamom : Illaichi : 20 gm
Water : Jal : 2 ltr
Milk : Dudh : 8 ltr

Put Indian Ginseng powder with water and milk in a cooking pan. Boil it till it reduces to one fourth. Remove the roughage of Indian Ginseng from the boiling mixture. Fry wheat flour in clarified butter for five minutes. Add boiled Milk and sugar to this. Keep the mixture for 5 min. Add honey and cardamom to the cold mixture. Take it 4 times a month.

Herbal Treatment For Diabetes 4

Take 100 grams of the following:
Wheat Flour, Gum (of tree), Barley, Black Cumin.
Take 5 cups of water and add the above ingredients. Boil. Let it cool. Strain. Store in a jug.
Drink a cup, empty stomach in morning for a week. Repeat the same on the next week but on alternative days.

Herbal Treatment For Night Sweat 2

Take the following herbs in equal quantity :
Chinese Date
Seneca Snakeroot
Japanese Rush
Grind them together. Have half teaspoon twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Cough 34

Boil 5-6 tablespoon of Wheat flour, a pinch of Black salt in two glasses of water for 15 minutes. Filter. Have twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Kidney Stones 6

Take Wheat and Gram (Green Gram) in equal quantity. Dip in 250 ml water. Drink this water two times a day.
Or: Extract the juice of wheat plant. Take this juice two times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Asthma 20

Grind sprouted Wheat and Spinach leaves together. Add wheat flour to it. Prepare a bread. Take this bread once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Blackheads 8

Take the following herbs :
Wheat : Gehun : Husk : 2 teaspoons
Milk : Dudh : 4 teaspoons
Turmeric : Haldi : 1/4 teaspoon
Mix all ingredients. Rub on face in circular motion for 15 minutes and then wash.

Herbal Treatment For Sallow Skin 2

Mix 2 tsp each of Sandalwood powder, Fuller's Earth, Barley flour, Wheat flour and Chickpea flour. Add water to make paste. Apply it on your Skin. Wash with water when it gets dry.

Herbal Treatment For Sallow Skin 3

Take the following herbs :
Sandalwood : Chandan : Powder : 1 teaspoon
Chickpea : Chana : Flour : 1 teaspoon
Barley : Jau : Flour : half teaspoon
Wheat : Gehun : Flour : half teaspoon
Mix all. Add Rose water to make paste. Apply on the face and arms. Keep it until it dries and wash with cool water.
Note : You may add Fuller's Earth (Multani Mitti).

Herbal Treatment For Dizziness 2

Soak the following herbs in water for half an hour.
1) Wheat - 25-30 grams
2) Poppy seeds- 15-20 grams
3) Almonds - 10-12 Almonds
4) Water Melon seeds - 8-10
Heat one tablespoon of ghee in a pan. Fry 2 cloves in it. Add all the soaked herbs in it. Take 4-5 tablespoon two times a day with milk.

Herbal Treatment For Cancer 4

Mix equal quantity flours of Barley and Wheat. Make its dough. Make bread or chapatti with it. Use it regularly for 2 months.

Herbal Treatment For Lower Back Pain 13

Soak half cup of Wheat ( Gehun ) in some water at night. Next morning mix some Coriander ( Dhania ), Vetiver ( Khas Khas ) and a cup of Milk ( dudh ) and boil until it becomes thick. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Sallow Skin 5

Take the following herbs :
Wheat : Gehun : Oil : 3o ml
Sunflower : Surajmukhi : Flower : 4 to 5
Turmeric : Haldi : Root : Crushed : 20 gram
Euphorbia Hypericifolia : Dudh Mogra : 20gram
Aloe Vera : Gheekumari : Gel : 30 gram
Jasmine : Chameli : Flower : 4 to 5
Put all ingredients in a grinder. Grind them together. Store in a glass bottle. Use it as face pack twice a week. It removes dead cells and gives you spotless skin.

Herbal Treatment For Dizziness 7

Soak the following herbs in water overnight.
1. Almonds – 8
2. Pumpkin Seeds - 8
3. Poppy Seeds – 1 teaspoon
4. Wheat - 3 tablespoons
Grind all the soaked herbs into a fine paste. Heat 1 tablespoon of Ghee. Add one teaspoon of cloves in it and fry. Add the paste along with 100 ml of milk and boil the mixture for 5 minutes. Add sugar to taste.
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