Barley has been cultivated by humans for over 10000 years. Barley seeds heads are cylindrical spikes composed of rachis each with 3 spikelets. Each spike produces 20–60 grains. Barley is used for lowering blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol, and for promoting weight loss.
|OTHER NAME||:||Jau, Groats|
|BOTANICAL NAME||:||Hordeum vulgare|
Barley contains varying amounts of total tocopherols and tocotrienols (49.9-67.6mg/kg) and vitamin E content (vitamin E equivalent; 15.7-20.1mg/kg).
Barley used for animal feed, human consumption, or malting. High protein barleys are generally valued for food and feeding. Mainly Using barley for food production due to its various health effects, such as lowering blood cholesterol, regulating glycemic index, and antioxidant activity. It is also used for digestive complaints including diarrhea, stomach pain, and inflammatory bowel conditions.