May reduce cholesterol, help prevent Heart disease and help prevent some strokes*
Alfalfa leaf powder is very rich in vitamins and minerals due to its extensive root system. Alfalfa leaf is used in baths to relieve fatigue, muscle tenderness, and the pain and inflammation of rheumatism and arthritis. Add alfalfa leaf to bath teas, bath salts, milk baths and body wraps.
Qualities & Properties: Tonic, Antifungal, Laxative, Diuretic, Detoxifier, Anti-inflammatory, Febrifuge, Digestive, Nutritive, Anodyne, Anti-Arthritic
Alfalfa is a plant of the pea family it one of the most versatile and nutritious food available. It was named al-falfa, "father of plants," by the Arabs, They were among the first to recognize its marvelous properties. Alfalfa is commonly added to other herbs for its nutritive qualities. It is also used as a commercial source of chlorophyll. It is highly alkaline, thus making it effective in the treatment of acid related disorder.
Internally, alfalfa must be used in fresh, raw form in order to provide essential nutrients which alfalfa is full of. Every vitamin and major mineral is in alfalfa, with the exception of vitamin D. Alfalfa aids in the assimilation of protein, fats and carbohydrates and is an excellent blood purifier. It can be added to soups and salads and concentrates of alfalfa leaves is also used as a main ingredient in many high quality mineral supplements. Eight alfalfa tablets, taken at mealtime (preferably chewed before swallowing) provide a fiber bulk which greatly aids in maintaining bowel regularity.
Nutrients in Alfalfa: Alfalfa leaves contain saponins, phytoestrogen and antioxidant. It also contain Vitamins; A, B complex, C, E, K, U, Biotin, Inositol and Minerals; calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, potassium, sodium, sulfides and choline
Alfalfa detoxifies the body and alkalinizes it
Alfalfa is good for disorders of the skin
It acts as a diuretic
It balances hormones
Help in the treatment of Arthritis
Help reduce blood cholesterol
Help reduce blood glucose
Help reduce plaque in the arteries that can help prevent heart disease
Alfalfa can increase the ability of blood to clot after injury; therefore alfalfa should not be used while taking aspirin or anti-clotting medication
Helps in the treatment of peptic ulcers
Helps in digestion
Helps the body fights off infection
Helps in constipation, hemorrhoids and gastritis
Helps reduce various types of bleeding
Help in lowering fever
Helps to improve appetite
Helps to eliminate retained water
The loads of vitamin and mineral in alfalfa can help in malnutrition, anorexia
Other problem that can be treated by alfalfa includes; liver problems, anemia, body odor, cancer, anemia and asthma.
Notice: In a study conducted on animals, alfalfa caused the muscles in the uterus to tighten. This tightening could cause a miscarriage, so alfalfa products should not be taken by pregnant women. This product may counteract the effectiveness of birth control pills.
Botanical Name: Medicago sativa
aka: Chilean Clover, Buffalo Grass, lucerne, purple medic
Notes: Organically grown, handled and processed in accordance with California Food Act of 1990. Registration #:19615. Certified by OTCO.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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