Alfalfa Leaf Powder – 200 gm
Alfalfa Leaf Powder is a good choice for a mineral supplement to neutralize the intestinal tract. Alfalfa increases one’s alkaline reserves. High in Protein. Alfalfa has been called a Mineral Bouquet, Father of All Food, King of the Plant World, Nature’s Healing Miracle, and Poor Man’s Medicine by herbologists, biologists, chiropractors and biochemists.
Poudre de Feuille de Luzerne Medicago sativa
Non-Irradiated Product of USA
Typical values for alfalfa powder would be around 60% carbs (20% fibre) and 20% protein.
Alfalfa Leaf Powder is just pure non-GMO alfalfa powder, with no additives and no fillers.
Alfalfa Powder is created by drying the whole Alfalfa leaves, then milling it into powder. It has a light green colour and a bitter, somewhat sweet taste. Named as a Superfood, this herb is considered to be one of the most vitamins and mineral-rich foods. Some health benefits include lowering cholesterol, treating digestive issues, combatting depression, and increasing one’s alkaline reserves and many more.
Alfalfa Leaf Powder is a good choice for a mineral supplement to neutralize the intestinal tract. 1-2 teaspoons, consumed with water or food, is recommended. It can be blended into smoothies, tea, used in baking, salads or other vegetarian dishes.
Please Note: It is highly suggested to consult your healthcare provider before consuming this herb, since individuals may react differently to the same product.
When stored in a cool, dry location, optimum shelf life should be approximately 24 months.
Alfalfa is naturally high in many essential vitamins and minerals, including A, D, E, K, and even the full family of B vitamins; biotin, calcium, folic acid, iron, magnesium, potassium and many others, as well as being very high in protein, especially when dried. It is “The king of all foods”!
Essential digestive enzymes: Enzymes are promoters of chemical reactions necessary to enable foods to be assimilated in the body. The digestive enzymes in alfalfa help in the digestion of protein, fat, and starch (lipase, amylase, protase, coagilase, emulsion, invertase, peroxidase, pectinaze, and cellulase)
•Nature’s anti-inflammatory: The saponins, chlorophyll, enzymes and smorgasbord of minerals and vitamins present in alfalfa can help reduce inflammation anywhere in the body. Used therapeutically (1 tablespoon per meal of the alfalfa tablets), many have reported wonderful reduction in inflammation. Researches show that inflammation can lead to host of (fatal) diseases.
•Pain relief: Many suffering with rheumatoid arthritis, gout and other inflammatory diseases have experienced relief because alfalfa aids in regulation of the acid/alkaline balance in the body. It helps dissolve uric acid so it passes through the kidneys. Excessive uric acid in joints causes inflammation and pain. It contains an “anti-stiffness factor” which relieves stiff joints.
•Kidney & bladder benefits: Alfalfa increases one’s alkaline reserves. It is especially beneficial to the kidney & bladder because it makes the urine less acidic, therefore less irritating to the urinary tract. The average vegetable is from 1 to 10 units alkaline…alfalfa is 130 units alkaline. It increases the kidneys’ filtration rate.
•Aids in peptic ulcers: Vitamin U effectively cured 80% of those tested at Stanford University (as stated in Nature’s Healing Grasses by H.E. Kirschner, MD)
•Great diuretic and bowel regulator: The high mineral content helps maintain the delicate water balance in the body. Two teaspoons (10 tablets) contain 75 mg. of potassium, an essential electrolyte in preventing water retention. Alfalfa is also high in saponins – fiber.
•An effective barrier against bacterial invasion: The chlorophyll in alfalfa develops an effective barrier against bacterial invasion by its stimulation effect on the growth of connective tissue and granulation tissue. PLUS it balances the acid/alkalinity of the body. An acidic body is susceptible to a host of degenerative diseases including cancer.
•Blood purifier/toxin relief: Chlorophyll, plentiful in alfalfa, is known as a body cleanser, infection fighter, and nature’s deodorizer. Many report reduced odors from the body, breath and feet.
•Improve skin & mucosal health (including blemishes): Alfalfa contains vitamin A, important in building healthy skin, both inner and outer. Due to its blood purifying ability, it has a mild antibiotic effect toward pathogenic bacteria, and has helped reduce skin blemishes. Mucous membranes such as the linings of the throat, nose, stomach, and intestines, are also improved.
•Vitamin K in alfalfa allows a protein called osteocalcin to bind to calcium in bone which helps maintain bone density,”explains Sarah L. Booth, PhD., a scientist at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University. In a 10-year study of 72,000 women enrolled in the Nurses’ Health Study, researchers found that those who consumed the most foods containing vitamin K had a 30 percent lower risk of hip fractures than those whose diets contained the least Vitamin K.
•Reduced hypertension: (High blood pressure)…is often caused by many factors. Alfalfa provides magnesium and potassium which relaxes arterial muscles, and can therefore provide an important benefit to those who suffer with hypertension.
•Other properties of Alfalfa: Alfalfa is high in protein: it has 18.9% as compared to beef of 16.5%, milk 3.3% and eggs 13.1%. Its root seeks out minerals in subsoil which are inaccessible to other plants. The average alfalfa plant has roots 10-20 feet long.
How To Take:
Getting alfalfa into one’s diet is not at all complicated. It can be taken in many different forms. A popular way to get this herb into the system would be to drink brewed tea daily. For added benefits and a better taste, a helpful suggestion would be to brew alfalfa tea with another flavored tea, as while the health benefits of this herb are extremely apparent, the taste can be slightly bland. This herb can also be taken in capsule form, in much the same way a person might consume their daily mutli vitamin. This is a great way of gaining all the health benefits every day. Dried Alfalfa is as good, if not better, than fresh Alfalfa so capsules are a great way to take it. Alfalfa can also be mixed in with different foods. Salads, soups, casseroles, baking or whatever one’s heart desires can be made astronomically more healthy without hardly any change in taste. The alfalfa herb is very mild in flavor and because of this, it can be used in many different ways.
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