Alfalfa – the Superfood of our ancestors

02. October 2017 Alfalfa 0
Alfalfa – the Superfood of our ancestors

Alfalfa is a sprout with long roots, at least thirty feet into the ground. That is the reason, it is able to bring up all the nutrients that are usually not present on the surface and this is also the reason, it is considered to be a healthy plant for the human body.

Alfalfa is highly rich in vitamins and minerals that are important for maintaining good health. With an abundance of proteins, alfalfa has Vitamin A, K, E, B1, B6 and C. Minerals like Calcium, Potassium, Carotene, Iron, and Zinc are also present in this plant, making it a potent herbal remedy for healing serious medical conditions.

Using Alfalfa for treating medical problems

Alfalfa plant is known for treating medical problems since the sixteenth century. Due to its long roots, it is considered as the richest source of vitamins and minerals. Because of the sheer presence of these nutrients, it makes it an effective health remedy. Some of the tops of the list benefits include:-

  • Treatment for diabetes – Due to the high antioxidant levels and phytonutrient content, Alfalfa is known to control blood sugar levels and hence, considered as a natural treatment for diabetes. Consuming Alfalfa plant in your daily diet can reduce the dependency of Insulin.
  • Kidney problems – Lot of people today suffer from kidney stones or fluid retention and swelling. However, consuming Alfalfa can cure these kidney problems. Minerals like Zinc and vitamins A, C, and E helps in dissolving kidney stones, thereby healing them completely.
  • Arthritis – Alfalfa is very rich in vitamins and minerals that are essential for development and strengthening of bones. Our body is in constant need of vitamin K to utilize the benefits of Calcium, which is important for bone development.
  • Reduce menstrual symptoms – The Alfalfa plant is known as phytoestrogen, a hormone that is present in human body. The combination of phytoestrogen and Vitamin K has a strong influence in controlling Estrogen that can relieve menstrual symptoms as well as menopause symptoms.
  • Lowers cholesterol – If you have high cholesterol issues, then you should include Alfalfa in your diet immediately. For years, the plant is known to be the best cholesterol lowering food. This is because Alfalfa is anti-hyper-lipidemic. This means that it has the ability to reduce lipid level in blood. Lower lipid levels reduce the negative effects of cholesterol, thereby reducing the

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