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"...almost all chemical substances and environmental pollutants have carcinogenicity - the ability to produce cancers of many types.  70% of carcinogens are nitric compounds, which are petroleum solvents."
Dr. Mary Ruth Swope
Green Leaves of Barley 


"P4D1 has been found to have an anti-peptic ulcer and anti-inflammatory function but with no side effects."
Dr. Mary Ruth Swope
Green Leaves of Barley



Super-oxide Dismutase
"Research has clearly shown SOD's major role in human nutrition is to fight devastating effects of superoxides, the chemical name for a host of villains called "free radicals". 
Dr. Mary Ruth Swope
Green Leaves of Barley



The study of enzymes (enzymology) has brought us to this incredible plant.  Dr. Hagiwara says that the juice from the young barley plants contains several hundred types of enzymes corresponding to those found in the human body cells.  Information on two of the most important ones can be found on our Enzymes page, superoxide dismutase and P4D1.

The barley plant is one of the first plants of spring and is loaded with nutrients to strengthen winter weakened bodies.  Dr. Hagiwara put over 300 plants under the microscope at different phases of their growth and found the 10 day old barley plant leaves were the most nutrient dense.

It then took him two years to develop the cool dry process that would maintain the integrity of the nutrients and the enzymes needed to provide the body access to those nutrients.  


This page is still under construction.

This page is still under construction.  Information on the nutritional value of green leafy vegetables, in particular barley grass, is in process and will be available soon.  You don't want to miss this information on the amazing nutrient rich barley plant.

A great source of information on barley grass can be found in Dr. Mary Ruth Swope's book "Green Leaves of Barley".  You should still be able to find copies of it available on or Ebay.




(Note: We do not recommend any certain type of barley grass supplement, we leave that up to you to find the one that is best for you and your family.  Two of the most popular ones we have found are:
Barleygreen - from Nikken and BarleyMax from Hallelujuah Acres.  Nikken is a multi-tiered company that requires a sponsor and membership in order to purchase at a discount.  BarleyMax can be purchased online at  You can do further research to find other products made from the barley plant.  Be sure to inquire about their processing, since too much heat will destroy the enzymes and reduce the potency of the nutrients.)


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The Barley Plant

"A recent discovery adds more importance to our daily need for green vegetables. When man (or animals) eat green plants, the blood molecules of the plant can become the blood molecules of man by a process biochemists call porphyrin biosynthesis. This then is the clincher. God in His infinite wisdom provided perfectly for the self-repairing, self-rejuvenating, self- energizing of the physical man through chlorophyll - the blood of the plants."
Dr. Mary Ruth Swope

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