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Alfalfa General Information
The first recorded mention of Alfalfa is in a book by the Emperor of China written in 2939 BC. It has been used extensively over the years in India. The Arabs gave Alfalfa its name which means "Father of all Foods" and fed it to their horses to make them run faster. The Chinese have been using Alfalfa since the 6th century to treat kidney stones, and to relieve fluid retention and swelling. Alfalfa supports the skeletal, glandular, digestive, and urinary systems. It contains chlorophyll, which is well known for its cleansing qualities. The leaves of the Alfalfa plant are abundant in minerals and nutrients, including calcium, iron, copper, manganese, silicon, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, carotene and fiber. Alfalfa is also a source of beta-carotene, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, E, K, and C.

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Alfalfa Uses & Scientific Evidence For
Alfalfa can help lower cholesterol, balance hormones, and promote pituitary gland function. Alfalfa alkalizes and detoxifies the body, acts as a diuretic, anti-inflammatory and contains an anti-fungal agent. Alfalfa is also good for treating anemia, bone and joint disorders, colon and digestive disorders, skin disorders and ulcers. Alfalfa has shown to be beneficial in preventing endometrial and colon cancer. It has been said that it helps reduce the effects of rheumatoid arthritis and other arthritic conditions. Taking Alfalfa tablets before meals will help prevent the absorption of cholesterol. There is some evidence to suggest that Alfalfa tea can be useful in treating diabetes, stimulating appetite and for use as a general tonic. This plant works well as a food for convalescents because it gives many nutrients their body needs to heal and become strong. Alfalfa has shown some estrogenic activity and could be useful in treating problems with menstruation and menopause. There are so many different things Alfalfa can help with here is a list of some:

  • Blood Conditions - anemia, boils, helps clot the blood
  • Brain and Nervous System Conditions - helps the individual who is recovering from a narcotic or alcohol addiction to reanimate themselves
  • Cardiovascular Conditions
  • - heart disease, helps stop the configuration of atherosclerotic plaques, stroke
  • Female Conditions
  • - late or irregular menstruation, menopausal problems, arouses lactation (milk supply) in nursing moms
  • Gastrointestinal Conditions
  • - increases appetite for those who lost theirs, bowel issues, digestive disorders, dyspepsia, peptic ulcers, poor absorption of nutrients, poor digestion, regulates the bowels, relieves gastric ulcers, helps the upset stomach
  • Genitourinary Conditions
  • - eliminates stored water, fluid retention and swelling, kidney, kidney stones, bladder and prostrate disorders, relieves urninary issues, urinary tract infections
  • Liver Conditions
  • - stops the absorption of cholesterol, detoxifies the liver, jaundice
  • Prostate Disorders
  • - helps with
  • Ashtma Conditions


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Alfalfa Dosage Information
Alfalfa supplements come in various forms and is an ingredient in many products. Powdered Alfalfa contains vitamins A, B-1, B-6, B-12, C, E, & K-1, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, folic acid and many essential and nonessential amino acids. The powdered form also contains high amounts of calcium, phosphorus, manganese, iron, zinc, and copper. The recommended dose is 500 to 1,000 mg of the dried leaf per day or 1-2ml of tincture. For tablets or capsules it is best to read and follow product label directions. Here are a couple of examples of some dosages:

  • The recommended dose is 500 to 1,000 mg of the dried leaf per day or 1-2ml of tincture.
  • Alfalfa for tea - 1 to 2 teaspoons per cup, steeped in boiling water for 10 to 20 minutes
  • Fluid extract, 30 - 60ml / week


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Alfalfa Safety & Interaction Information
There are no known safety issues or interactions associated with Alfalfa; however, there have been isolated cases of people who are allergic to Alfalfa. Do not use Alfalfa without talking to your Doctor/Health Care Provider when taking the following medicine: Warfarin, (Coumadin) the high Vitamin K content in Alfalfa could make the drug less effective

Those afflicted with Systemic Lupus Erthematosus (an ulcerous disease of the skin) should not take Alfalfa with out talking to their Doctor/Health Care Provider. Alfalfa seeds may worsen this disease because they contain an immune system stimulating compound called L-canavanine, which may trigger Lupus flares. Recent reports suggest that ingestion of this substance can cause recurrence of this disease in patients where the disease had become dormant.

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