(Triticum aestivum L. is the most important cereal for its growing consumption and its broad range of adaptation, occupying first place in the world both in area harvested and production. It is an
component in the diet of the world's population and
commodity that contributes to the
of the economies of many countries. For some decades
growing consumption by the rapid growth of human population and the diversification of their diet. In 1997, globally,
ranked third in performance with 2. 69 ton. ha - 1; at
ranked first in performance with 4. 32 ton. ha - 1 and the production value
$ 3 ' 715900600
. S. dollars.
Fruit (seed) bran, flour, germ.
Fiber, starch, cellulose,
, phytosterols: beta - sitosterol,
, blood glucose lowering (reduces the
absorption of carbohydrates and lipids) demulcent, resolutivo. By increasing the elimination of fecal
, is recommended for people with urolithiasis.
nutritious, antiphlogistic, decisive.
irritable bowel syndrome
Bran and / or flour (white or
) in external use: bruises, bruises, swelling joints,
, skin rashes unspecific of infants.
demulcent, intervener in the
of pharmaceutical tablets (as desintegrante) antidote for poisoning by
Caution / Poisoning.
At the beginning and during treatment with fiber, it must be to control blood sugar levels to adjust, if necessary, the dose of
or oral agents.
Galenica forms / Dosage.
20 g / day in two shots, with plenty of water.
We recommend setting the dose gradually, and add plants carminativa, to alleviate
spoonful of soup or dessert, one to three times
germ oil: an end to three teaspoons
day, or in the form of soft capsules.
popularly used as
vehicle of heat in the form of bags of dried hot or plasters or towels prepared with hot water or vinegar.
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