Alfalfa Leaf is considered the “father of plants” because it is rich 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. It has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine since the 6th century to treat several conditions such as kidney problems. eliminating bloating and water retention, curing auto-immune disorders, healing arthritis, nourishing the digestive, skeletal, glandular and urinary system. Alfalfa is used to cleanse the blood and will help detoxify the body, especially the liver. This herbal extract has phytoestrogen compounds that are believed to be helpful in treating menopausal symptoms and endometriosis. It is believed to lower cholesterol levels, prevent strokes and help in cases of whooping cough. Certain medical conditions are said to be combatted with the use of Alfalfa and they are atherosclerosis, heart disease, and cancer. Alfalfa is very rich in minerals needed for the formation and strengthening of bones, and it has shown beneficial results in the treatment of arthritis. Alfalfa leaf extracts are known to reduce blood sugar levels and are therefore considered a natural treatment for diabetes. Vitamins A, C, E, and Zinc are proven to help dissolve kidney stones. You can find these vitamins and minerals in Alfalfa leaf liquid herbal extract. Alfalfa leaf benefits include treating anemia, loss of appetite, as a diuretic, for indigestion, bladder disorders, flatulence, irritable bowel syndrome, healing fractured bones, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and may be helpful in balancing hormones. It is useful as an estrogen replacement in order to increase breast milk and to lessen the effects of PMS and lower blood cholesterol levels. The herbal tincture makes a good natural herbal laxative that helps relieve constipation. Alfalfa herbal extract has been found to be especially useful for replacing vitamin K that is depleted during treatment with a wide variety of drugs, including antibiotics. Alfalfa extract, in combination with carrot and lettuce juice, taken daily, and assist in the growth of hair to an amazing extent.
The Alfalfa proteins contain such amino acids as arginine, lysine, threonine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are of paramount importance in maintaining good health and preventing deficiencies. Alfalfa is an outstanding alkalizing food. Which makes this herb a valuable remedy for many ailments, and one of the richest sources of dietary fiber and chlorophyll. There is also a high concentration of highly active antioxidants that would prevent DNA destruction and slow down the process of aging.
Another of Alfalfa’s benefits is its effect on blood sugar levels. Alfalfa contains high levels of manganese that can help balance blood sugar in diabetes and blood sugar imbalances. Diabetics who have problems responding to insulin have noticed better results from taking Alfalfa.
One of the many medicinal benefits of Alfalfa is that it is helpful for those suffering from arthritis because it is extremely rich in minerals which strengthen the bones. People combating arthritis have said that they’ve felt an immense amount of relief from arthritis-induced pain after going onto Alfalfa supplements. It helps the body to repair and rebuild joint tissue, treat muscle aches, bursitis, and even prevent osteoporosis to a certain extent.
Alfalfa, a great source of chlorophyll and mineral supplements that are all alkaline, which have a neutralizing effect on the intestinal tract and easing digestive problems, such as upset stomach, nausea, morning sickness, stomach ulcers, gastritis, and indigestion. Herbalists have long used Alfalfa Leaf to treat ulcers, as the bioflavonoids found in Alfalfa reduce inflammation of the stomach lining and build capillary strength, while Alfalfa’s vitamin A helps to maintain the stomach’s overall health. The herb’s enzymes aid in food assimilation.
As a fine herbal diuretic, Alfalfa acts gently on the kidneys. It can be used successfully as a treatment for inflammations of the bladder and dropsy, a disease marked by an accumulation of fluid in the body. It is slightly laxative and a digestive herbal remedy and an excellent tonic. It is helpful in the treatment of constipation and hemorrhoids.
Alfalfa contains a high calcium and magnesium content, and studies have shown that migraines could be prevented and/or reduced when these two minerals are combined. All the minerals are in a balanced form, which promotes absorption.
The health benefits of Alfalfa are believed to reach out to cancer, too. Cancer studies have shown that it helps bind carcinogens in the colon and is effective in speedy elimination. Also, during post-cancer treatment of chemotherapy drugs, Alfalfa has been reported to reduce and sometimes completely reverse the immune depression caused by these anti-cancer drugs.
Also, besides the above, those on a regimen of antibiotics like amoxicillin, gentamicin, streptomycin, and tetracycline would benefit greatly from this herbal remedy, as it restores the levels of vitamin K in the body. Vitamin K gets depleted when using antibiotics. It is also known to benefit those who are on anti-cholesterol medication, anti-seizure medication, and steroids as it helps build up the reserves of the depletion of vitamin K.
It is one of the best sources of vitamin K. This nutrient helps blood to clot by moving calcium into proteins that form a microscopic net to capture red blood cells. Likewise, it helps bones to knit by working with vitamin D and glutamic acid to activate osteocalcin. The combination of these nutrients is essential to building good bone. Your body can’t use calcium without it.
Alfalfa leaf not only helps keep calcium in bones, it helps keep calcium out of the linings of arteries. Alfalfa, in the liquid form of the juice extract from the fresh leaves, has been found to be very helpful in treating most troubles with the arteries and heart diseases. Alfalfa leaf extracts lower cholesterol and prevent the formation of atherosclerotic or arteriosclerotic plaques and promote pituitary gland function, thereby as a consequence prevents heart disease and strokes.
Alfalfa is an immune-system stimulant that promotes normal blood clotting, and the vitamin K content helps treat bleeding gums and nosebleed but does not interfere with normal circulation.
Alfalfa leaf helps reduce the effects caused by menopause in women, such as hot flashes, as it is known to contain a component that has the effect of a natural estrogen (female hormone). Alfalfa also has components that promote estrogenic activity in women whose own sex hormone production has declined; thus, it is thought to have helped many women with the discomforts of menopause and pre-menstrual syndrome. The vitamin K2 found in Alfalfa may also partially prevent bone loss caused by estrogen deficiency. It has also been used to treat bladder disorders and as a known phytoestrogen, it can increase breast milk for nursing mothers. The alfalfa leaf liquid herbal extract may also be used with Fenugreek and/or Marshmallow for this purpose.
As a diuretic, Alfalfa helps combat the condition of edema that causes swelling and water retention. It naturally flushes excess water from the system which facilitates healthy kidney function.
Traditionally, Alfalfa has been used to combat asthma and other breathing conditions. The Alfalfa leaf extract is a rich source of chlorophyll, is useful in respiratory disorders, particularly those relating to the sinuses and the lungs.
Alfalfa is used to promote appetite and normalize nutrition, calm down anxiety and depression, boost body energy, as well as for its high antioxidant content to lower risks of cancer and increase vitality. Alkaloids in this herbal extract can assist in normalizing the function of the liver, reducing constipation and relieving the symptoms of colon disorders. High chlorophyll content is an important factor that assists in tissue regeneration and rebuilding. Alfalfa health benefits also include the properties to calm down the symptoms of PMS, helps in treating chronic ulcers and prostate problems.
The health benefits also extend to alcohol and drug dependency, the herb is used to combat these conditions due to its alkalizing properties, Alfalfa leaf herbal extract is helpful in eliminating harmful toxins from the body. It cleanses the blood and therefore is helpful for controlling drug and alcohol addiction.
As an herbal detoxifier, the extract has been found to be beneficial for a variety of issues including infections and skin ailments. Alfalfa tinctures can be used externally to treat bruises, cuts, wounds, insect bites and other skin problems. The rich mineral content helps to promote excellent dental health. The chlorophyll contained in this herb helps cure bad breath.
Alfalfa is a valuable source of all the known vitamins and minerals with higher amounts of calcium, folate, iron, chlorine, sodium, silicon, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B6, B12, C, D, E, G and K, and all the essential amino acids. These elements are all very much needed for the proper functioning of various organs in the body. It detoxifies and alkalizes the body. The herb even bears an anti-fungus agent and boost the proper functioning of pituitary gland function.
Ingredients: Alfalfa Leaf, Structured Water, 20% Alcohol.
Non-Alcohol Extract: Alfalfa Leaf, Structured Water, and Vegetable Glycerin.
All of our ingredients are Certified Organic, Kosher, or Responsibly Wildcrafted. No genetically modified organisms (GMO’s) are involved. All other products that are distributed by us meet our high-quality standards.
Instructions: Use 6-12 drops in juice or water, or under the tongue. May be taken 3 times daily. Shake well. Store in cool dark place. Keep out of reach of children.
Contraindications: Alfalfa Leaf Herbal Supplement should not be taken by those who have autoimmune problems (lupus, etc.), nor should it be taken by pregnant women. Ingestion of very large amounts (the equivalent of several servings) of the seed and/or sprouts or supplements has been linked to the onset of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), the autoimmune illness characterized by inflamed joints and a risk of damage to kidneys and other organs. The chemical responsible for this effect is believed to be canavanine. Alfalfa should be avoided in patients with hormone-sensitive cancers, and due to the high content of purines, Alfalfa should be avoided in patients with gout. Do not take Alfalfa without first talking to your doctor if you are taking: Azathioprine (examples: Imuran), Cyclosporine (examples: Sandimmune, Neoral, Sang Cya), blood-thinning medicines (examples: warfarin (Coumadin) and Prednisone. Alfalfa may lower the amount of potassium that you have in your blood, and it may cause you to have belly pain, pass more gas or have larger and more frequent bowel movements (BMs). It may also cause you to have diarrhea (loose BMs). Not recommended for use by persons taking blood thinning agents. Research has found that diets high in canavanine, an amino acid found in Alfalfa, can aggravate the disease lupus. However, canavanine is usually only found in the seeds and sprouts of Alfalfa but not in the mature leaves. Excessive consumption of Alfalfa may cause the breakdown of red blood cells, which is extremely serious.