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Alfalfa (5 products)

Alfalfa, also known as Lucerne or Medicago sativa, is a plant that has been grown as feed for livestock for hundreds of years.

 

It was long prized for its superior content of vitamins, minerals and protein, compared to other feed sources. In addition to being used as feed, it also has a long history of use as a medicinal herb for humans

 

Alfalfa has been called the “father of all foods” by the ancient Arabs and has a long history of use in ayurvedic medicine as a remedy for arthritis. It has shown to help relieve inflammation and reduce fluid retention associated with arthritis. Alfalfa supplements have long been used to treat intestinal ulcers. It’s thought that the bioflavonoids vitamin A and enzymes help maintain the health of the gut and stomach lining. Its high concentration of easily assimilated nutrients alkalizes and detoxify the body.

 

Alfalfa is rich in bioflavonoids, chlorophyll and contains vitamins A, D, E and K.  

 

Alfalfa seeds or its dried leaves can be taken as an alfalfa supplement in the form of alfalfa tablets, alfalfa capsules or as alfalfa powder in combination with a mixture of greens. Alfalfa seeds can be sprouted and eaten in the form of alfalfa sprouts.

 

Pregnant women should avoid taking Alfalfa supplements.

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