Herbal Information for Organic Alfalfa Leaf in Cut and Sifted Form
Common Name: Alfalfa Leaf
Botanical Name: Medicago sativa
Other Names: Chilean Clover, Buffalo Grass, lucerne, purple medic
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 pound
Form: Cut / Sliced, not uniform pieces.
Certified Organic: Yes
Origin: United States
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Supportive Benefits of Alfalfa Leaf
- Aids in detoxing the urinary tract
- Has a strong alkaline effect on the body
- Aids in normalizing cholesterol levels
- Promotes increase milk supply for breast feeding mothers
- Supports healthy blood sugar levels
- Supports the pituitary gland
- Aids in cleansing the blood
- Aids in alleviating seasonal aliments
- Supports women's health
- Promotes healthy digestive regulation
Health Benefits of Alfalfa Leaf
Alfalfa is extremely nutrient dense.
Alfalfa aids in alkalizing and detoxifying the body. Alfalfa assists in replenishing stores of liver supportive vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin K which is stored in the liver and fatty tissues. This important, fat soluble vitamin is found in exceptionally high amounts in Alfalfa and goes straight to your liver where it helps to maintain healthy blood clotting.
Alfalfa contains a plethora of beneficial digestive enzymes which breakdown the various components of food. alfalfa contributes to digestive health, firstly, it is high in the pre-biotics, compounds which fertilize and feed the good bacteria, pro-biotics for a healthy gut. Alfalfa is potassium packed! Alfalfa works wonders for your digestive health through its nutrient content, as an essential electrolyte.
Potassium - aids in the process of eliminating water retention found within the body. This not only reduces swelling caused by water retention, it supports the process of digestion too. When combined with the minerals found within alfalfa, potassium serves as a diuretic, ultimately promoting digestive regulation.
Amylase - which aids in breaking down carbohydrates, starch and sugar, lipase for fat and protase breaks down protein molecules.
Alfalfa happens to be an organic nitrogen fixer like many legumes. Alfalfa not only provides healthy nutrients for humans, but it helps to mend soil as well and makes an effective green manure for providing nutrients to poor soil.
- Packed with fiber and protein.
- Vitamins: A, K & C
- Minerals: Potassium, Calcium and Iron.
- Enzymes: Amylase, Lipase, Protase, Coagilase, Emulsion, Invertase, Peroxidase, Pectinaze and Cellulose.
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DetailsCurrent Stock: 1SKU: 209130-31UPC:Global Trade Item Number: 767963024473Manufacturer Part Number 209130-31Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 10.00 (in)Height: 12.00 (in)Depth: 3.00 (in)