What is Barley Extract (Hordeum vulgare)?
Barley extract is derived from a cereal grain, Hordeum vulgare, believed to be one of the first grains cultivated by humans. Barley is a common crop consumed throughout the world for its vast nutritional benefits and applications. It can be used to make rice, pasta, soups, stews, flour, teas, and even beer.
There are two notable parts to barley: the grain and the grass. The grain can be cooked and eaten, fermented into beer, made into meal or flour, or extracted and powdered for supplements. The grass can also be consumed.
Barley Extract (Hordeum vulgare) Benefits
Barley extract helps support cardiovascular health and may help maintain healthy cholesterol levels in already healthy individuals.† Barley is also high in both soluble and insoluble fiber and helps support the digestive and cardiovascular system.† Barley also contains antioxidants, which may contribute to overall health and well-being.†
- Supports cardiovascular health†
- High in soluble & insoluble fiber
- May help maintain healthy cholesterol levels†
- Supports digestive health†
- High in antioxidants
- Contributes to overall health†