Barley (Hordeum sativum) - raw food are seeds of barley (Semen hordein Sativa) and barley sprout (young sprouts), which is a valuable source of nutrients, such as vitamins (C, A, B, PP), trace elements (magnesium, potassium , calcium), fatty acids and fibre. Barley sprout improve the overall condition of the body and, in particular, affect the proper functioning of the heart, immune system and the functioning of the digestive system. Systematically consumed affect the aesthetics of the nail, skin and hair.
The grain is used as human food (grits) and animal food. The grain stores 67% of vegetable sugar reserves, built of glucose (starch), 26% vegetable protein, approx. 3% fat and micronutrients. The high starch content allows to classify of products from barley, as high-calorie products.
Barley is a component of nutrients and functional as well as vitamin and vitamin and mineral supplements.