Alfalfa is indeed a great herb for health and curing ailments. Do you know Alfalfa is named as “father of plants”, belongs to pea family. Alfalfa described to see as a plant which sends its roots down twenty to thirty feet into the ground and brings up the minerals that are not available on the surface.
How nutritious is alfalfa?
Alfalfa is high in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that play a vital role in the strength and growth of our bones and in the maintenance of a healthy body.
This lucerne grass also contains protein and vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin K.
Last but not least, it also contains calcium, potassium, carotene, iron, and zinc.
How much benefits from Alfalfa?
Thanks to the numerous of vitamin and nutritious components, Alfalfa has ability of:
- Curing kidney problems, and relieving fluid retention and swelling.
- Curing auto-immune disorder.
- Healing arthritis.
- Nourishing the digestive, skeletal, glandular and urinary system.
- Cleansing the blood, liver and bowel.
- Lowering cholesterol levels.
- Preventing strokes.
- Healing whooping cough.
That may be enough to see alfalfa a wonderful herbal remedy which has been known and used since ancient times as long as sixth century by the Chinese.
About Alfalfa-made Products
Yoou can choose alfalfa as tablets or tea bags in every herb stores. Add alfalfa tea cup to your diet drinks can be natural treatments for common diseases.
You can also make a do it yourself alfalfa juice by combining with equal amounts of carrot and lettuce juice, take daily, and get benefits for the growth of hair and the prevention of hair loss.
Alfalfa sprouts easily found in the foods section in the supermarket can become a favorite treat every your family meal. Choose sprouts that are crisp, clean, moist and has no sign of yellowing or rotting and you will have a great salad ever.