Here is a grain that’s a great animal feed and also can be used to make flour and be used like rice or other grains… but lots of people don’t know about Eastern Gamagrass.
Eastern Gamagrass contains more than 3 times the protein of corn… and has lots more protein that wheat, it also contains linoleic acids in the oil… which is unsaturated and great for the body.
Linoleic Acid helps prevent cancer, cardiovascular disease, inflammation, lowers cholesterol, increases HDL cholesterol, and lowers LDL cholesterol, lowers blood pressure, and strengthens cell membranes and prevents tissue damage.
Plus Linoleic Acid a good alkalizing agent for the blood, boosting fat metabolism and gives your immune system a boost too!
And these oils have been found to help with diabetes and arthritis!
Gamagrass can be used ½ and ½ with wheat flower and made into bread for more nutrition… also it can be made into oil that is healthy for the body.
Gamagrass grows in wet climates, in places where other plants won’t grow… and it’s very easy to grow, plus it’s a nice way bring native birds back into the area.
Gamagrass should be looked at as a true crop for the sake of good health and the health of the planet.
Paul Haider – Master Herbalist