A nutritional powerhouse, Barley Grass (Hordeum vulgare) is one of the few forms of vegetation on earth that can provide you sole nutritional support from cradle to grave. Barley grass has been used by humans for thousands of years, the ancient Egyptians, the Romans and the Vikings all used it, while Columbus carried it to the Americas in 1493. The reason young barley grass is so beneficial because of its incredible range of nutrients. Easily absorbed by the human body, it contains an amazing combination of nutrients including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins, minerals and chlorophyll. Herbal Hills barley grass is organically grown at the pollution free Sahyadri mountain range near Mumbai, India and certified organically processed as per Indian standard and in accordance with the organic standards of U.S.D.A.