Barley

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What other names is Barley known by?

Barley Beta-Glucan, Barley Bran, Barley Grass, Barley Malt, Bêta-Glucane d'Orge, Cebada, Cereal Fiber, Dietary Fiber, Fibre Alimentaire, Fibre de Céréale, Green Barley, Green Barley Grass, Herbe d'Orge, Herbe d'Orge Verte, Hordeum, Hordeum Distichon, Hordeum distychum, Hordeum vulgare, Mai Ya, Malt d'Orge, Malt d'Orge Germée, Orge, Orge Germée, Orge Perlé, Orge Mondé, Pearl Barley, Pot Barley, Scotch Barley, Son d'Orge, Sprouted Barley, Sprouted Barley Malt.

What is Barley?

Barley is a plant. The grain of barley is used to make medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • High cholesterol.
  • Preventing stomach cancer.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Preventing cancer of the colon (bowels) or rectum.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Bronchitis, cancer prevention, diarrhea, swelling (inflammation) of the stomach or bowel, boils, increasing strength and energy, weight loss, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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