What is the history of human consumption of wheat grass?
Wheat grass can be traced back in history over 5000 years, to ancient Egypt and perhaps even early Mesopotamian civilizations. It is purported that ancient Egyptians found sacred the young leafy blades of wheat and prized them for their positive affect on their health and vitality. The goddess Isis is said to have brought wheat and barley grains to the people of Egypt from Lebanon. The tender young wheat grass blades were prized by Pharaohs and Aristocrats for its amazing affects on their health and vitality. The Book of Daniel in The Old Testament says that King Nebuchadnezzar (630-562 B.C.) ate only grasses for seven years. He claimed that his mental clarity, perhaps his sanity, was restored during this period, allowing him to again rule his kingdom. In 1930 Charles Schnabel, a food scientist from Kansas experimented with a mixture of food that would increase chicken health and egg production in the winter months. After trying various mixtures of vegetables, grains etc in the chicken