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  1. 1. ==== ====Get free e-books on a variety of topics from Affiliate Marketing to how to heal with crystals. ====Alfalfa is one of the most beneficial foods given to us by the creator. Alfalfa is one of the richestsources of all minerals necessary for great health. Alfalfa is one of the earliest cultivated plants,used for centuries for feeding livestock. This probably is true in part because Alfalfa is easy togrow, thrives in many varied climates throughout the world, and provides an excellent protein-richfood source. The name Alfalfa comes from the Arabian al-fac-facah, for "Father Of All Foods". Itshigh protein content and abundant stores of vitamins make Alfalfa a good nutritional source forhumans.Alfalfa is a leaf that has many health benefits. Alfalfa is high in fiber an a member of the legumegroup. The plant has been used to stimulate lactation. It is also use as a treatment for dyspepsia,anemia, loss of appetite, and as a poultice for boils and insect bites. Alfalfa is good for colondisorders, hemorrhaging, and promotes pituitary gland function. Alfalfa is popular in the treatmentof menopause symptoms. Alfalfa is used as a tonic to address conditions relative to the kidneysand the reproductive system. Alfalfa has also done service as a musculoskeletal and glandulartonic. Alfalfa has a proven cholesterol lowering effect, possesses antibacterial action against gramnegative bacteria such as Salmonella typhi, and it contains at least one protein with known anti-tumor activity. Alfalfa alkalizes and detoxifies the body, especially the liver. Alfalfa is used intreating digestive problems and with regards to heart health. Alfalfa herbal supplements can beused as an overall tonic because of Alfalfas detoxifying effect related to its alkalizing nature.Alfalfa herbal supplements are a good source of: chlorophyll, beta carotene, calcium, and thevitamins D, E and K.Alfalfa is often touted as one of the best sources of a wide range of minerals and vitamins. Alfalfaleaves contain flavones, isoflavones, sterols, and coumarin derivatives. Alfalfa is high in vitamincontent, providing beta-carotene, vitamin B-complex, vitamins C, E, and K, and can be used as anutritional supplement. Alfalfa is also higher in protein than many other plant foods. It is vitaminrich, with small amounts of beta carotene, vitamin C, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6 andfolate, and a substantial helping of vitamin K. It also contains a good range of minerals, with somecalcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and zinc, and larger helpings of copper andmanganese. Alfalfa is probably more useful as a source of easily accessible nutrients than as amedicinal herb. Alfalfa is an excellent source of most vitamins, including vitamins A, D, E, and K.Vitamin K is critical in blood clotting, so Alfalfa may have some use in improving clotting. It alsocontains trace minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorous, and potassium. Thisabundance of nutrients has made Alfalfa a popular tonic.Many people advocate the use of dried Alfalfa and Alfalfa sprouts to enhance health. Alfalfa isused as to treat arthritis, diabetes, digestive problems, weight loss, ulcers, kidney and bladderproblems, prostate conditions, asthma, and hay fever. Alfalfa leaf saponins have been shown tolower plasma cholesterol, decrease intestinal absorption of cholesterol, and prevent
  2. 2. atherosclerosis. Alfalfa facilitates efficient ingestion of the entire nutriments found in it. Beansprouts of Alfalfa are well known as preferable food plant due to their main components of fibersand vitamins which are said good for the human body. Due to its generally high nutritive value,Alfalfa could possibly help to prevent fatigue associated with vitamin/mineral deficiency or proteinenergy malnutrition in disadvantaged parts of the world. The antibacterial, antioxidant andantifungal properties of Alfalfa provide relief from arthritis pain and aid in healing intestinal ulcers,gastritis, liver disorders and cancer. In China, In traditional Chinese medicine, juice squeezed fromfresh Alfalfa is used to treat kidney and bladder stones. Alfalfa has been used for digestiveproblems for thousands of years, In China, Alfalfa, has been used from thousand of years tocleanse the digestive system and to rid the bladder of stones. The root of Alfalfa is used to reducefever, improve urine flow, and treat jaundice, kidney stones, and night blindness.ALFALFA HEALTH BENEFITS:Alfalfa aids in increased energy levels due to its high nutritive value. Alfalfa may help reduce bloodsugar and cholesterol levels which can benefit heart health. Alfalfa herbal supplements havelaxative and diuretic qualities as well as helping to improve appetite. Alfalfa herbal supplementscan relieve pain associated with arthritis and bursitis due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Alfalfaassists with the treatment of urinary tract infections, and kidney, bladder and prostrate disorders.The main benefit of Alfalfa is as a food supplement. The seeds and sprouts of Alfalfa are anexcellent source of beta carotene and several vitamins including Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin U,Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Vitamin D. Alfalfa is especially also rich in minerals including iron,phosphorus, calcium, potassium, magnesium and silicon. Alfalfa is believed to have benefit onvarious conditions such as high cholesterol, menopause and poor appetite. In the old times,Chinese and Indian physicians used young Alfalfa leaves to treat digestive disorders. NorthAmerican Indians used Alfalfa to treat jaundice and encourage blood clotting. In 19th century,some herbalists used Alfalfa as a tonic for indigestion, dyspepsia, anemia, loss of appetite, andpoor assimilation of nutrients. Alfalfa has been found to reduce heart diseases and prevent fluidretention. Alfalfa acts as a tonic, stimulant, appetizer and diuretic, and can assist in the relief ofurinary disorders, arthritis and high blood pressure. Alfalfa juice, as a rich source of chlorophyll, isuseful in respiratory disorders and discomforts, particularly those relating to the sinuses and thelungsUSES OF ALFALFA:Alfalfa acts as a great alkalizer of the body.Alfalfa is a natural body cleanser.Alfalfa enhances the endocrine glandular system, especially the adrenal and pituitary glands.Alfalfa helps in eliminating retained water and carbon dioxide.Alfalfa also helps with alcohol, smoking, and narcotic addiction.Alfalfa helps in eliminating toxic chemicals and heavy metals (lead, aluminum, mercury, etc.) fromthe body.
  3. 3. Alfalfa acts as an infection fighter and as a natural deodorizer.Alfalfa also naturally strengthens the bodyAlfalfaHealth Articles []Article Source: ====Get free e-books on a variety of topics from Affiliate Marketing to how to heal with crystals. ====