The properties of Alfalfa in supplements
Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa)
|TBS Ingredient ID (TBSI ID):||IH3037C0|
|Medicago Sativa||Alfalfa, Buffalo Grass, Chilean Clover, Lucerne, Alfalfa Sprouting Seeds, Alfalfa Leaf, Alfalfa Juice Extract Powder, Alfalfa Sprout Seeds Whole, Alfalfa Leaf Powder, Buffalo Herb|
|Alfalfa is known as the “Father of all foods” for good reason. It’s loaded with important vitamins, minerals, trace minerals and protein. It’s roots go down as far as 30 feet to pull valuable nutrients from the earth. This plant is commonly used for arthritis, digestive problems, as a diuretic and for reducing high cholesterol. It’s a very inexpensive source of easily digested nutrients. Alfalfa is high in beta-carotene and builds the immune system. This plant also contains chlorophyll, which is good for reducing bad breath and body odor.|
|Pregnant and nursing women should not eat alfalfa seeds due to their content of stachydrine and homostachydrine (may promote menstruation or cause miscarriage). People in general should never eat alfalfa seeds. They contain high levels of the toxic amino acid canavanine. Alfalfa is high in vitamin K and may work as an anti-coagulant so it shouldn’t be taken by people taking blood thinning medication.|
|Parts Used Medicinally:||Leaves, Stems, Sprouts, Seed, Root|
|Alfalfa Is Native To Southwestern Asia And Southeastern Europe. Also Grows In North America And North Africa.|
Alfalfa Leaf affects the structure of the hair and their external appearance, and also helps to maintain the natural color.
- Anemia. Alfalfa is traditionally used to treat anemia caused by vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
- Convalescences, malnutrition and weight loss.
- Hemorrhages in general.
- Hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia.