A tufted annual grass of 60-150 cm height, stems hollow, tufted and erect. Leaves are terribly long and slender with lingule and auricles.
Pharmaceutical uses :
Wheat germ shows some promise for improving heart. Wheat germ oil contains high levels of tocopherol oil furthermore as other vitamins, minerals, protein and Essential Fatty Acids. Essential Fatty Acids support physiological functions and are essential for the health of our organs and overall health. They cannot be produced by our own bodies and instead should be obtained from dietary sources. These are required for our vessel, immune, nervous, reproductive systems and to maintain healthy cells and body functions. Wheat germ oil has been shown to be effective for the conditions like dry and cracked skin, eczema, psoriasis, prematurely aged skin, stretch marks, dull complexion, tired and overexerted muscles, sunburn and scars.