Scientific Name :

Hordeum Vulgare

Medicinal Value :

It prevents Breast Cancer, Gallstones, childhood Asthma and heart risks. Definitely an essential food to intake for women for gastro-intestinal health, also reduces risk of high blood pressure, Diabetes and high cholestrol. To add up to it all, it has phytonutrients which promotes better health through maintaining high blood levels

Nutrient Value :

Manganese, Selenium, Phosphorus, Copper, Magnesium, Iron, Zinc and Potassium. While Calcium is found in a small quantity.

Culinery and Other Values :

Barley used in side dishes, salads, soups and stews. Is used as ingredient in beer and whiskey.

Glossary :

  • English : Barley
  • Tamil : Barliarisi / Valkothumai
  • Malayalam : Barley
  • Telugu : Barli Biyyam / Pachcha Yavulu
  • Kannada : Jave Godhi
  • Hindi : Jan / Jaun
  • Bengali : Jab
  • Gujarati : Juvar / Cheno
  • Konkani : Barli
  • Marathi : Satu