Botanical Name : TRITICUM SATIVUM
Family Name : POACEAE
Common Name : WHEAT, BREAD WHEAT, COMMON WHEAT
Part Used : Grains
Habitat : Widely cultivated in India.
Uses : It is the source of flour for the world's bread making. Main use is for flour and bread-stuffs known by various names throughout the world. Grain also is the source of alcoholic beverages, beer, industrial alcohol made into synthetic rubber and explosives. Bran from flour milling also an important livestock feed. Germ is valuable addition to feed concentrate.
Grain fed to livestock whole or coarsely ground. Starch is used for pastes and sizing textiles. The seeds are used in folk remedies for cancers, corns, tumors, warts and whitlow
It is used as a shampoo and vulnerary,common wheat is a folk remedy for burns, warts, whitlow, diarrhea, dysentery, ecchymosis, epistaxis, fertility, fever, flux, gravel, hematuria, hemoptysis, cancer, hemorrhage, incontinence, leprosy, menorrhagia, neurasthenia, night sweat, perspiration, scald, tumor and wounds.
Straw made into mats, carpets, baskets, used for packing material, cattle bedding and paper manufacturing.
Parts Offered : Seeds