One Stop Vitamin Powerhouse!
Alfalfa is one of those hidden gems when it comes to health foods – although it’s been used for medicinal purposes for centuries, noted in ancient China and ancient India, it’s often overlooked by everyday people looking for that perfect health boost.
Sprouting your own Alfalfa is a fun and easy task, and you reap nutritional benefit as well. So, let’s look at what these benefits are!
What better form of multivitamin than an organic form of almost everything a healthy body needs? Rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin B1 (thiamine), Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), Vitamin B3 (niacin), Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Vitamin C as well as folic acid, this little superfood is an all-round superstar.
No More Bloating!
High in fibre, alfalfa can help with tummy and bowel issues, too! It can even prevent stomach ulcers, indigestion, gastritis and yep – bloating! It’s also a diuretic, so it’s a nice natural way to prevent urinary tract infections as well. While it’s on the way down, alfalfa is great at removing toxins from your system, too.
This super sprout can help lower blood sugar, aide in preventing diabetes and even prevent blood poisoning due to its different properties that make it an anti-rheumatic agent. With all that chlorophyll, iron and Vitamin K, it’s also great at preventing bleeding! Alfalfa is known to be used for treating bleeding gums, nosebleeds, anaemia and even poor clotting blood! Wow.
If you’re feeling fatigued, experiencing bad memory, or even have split hair and brittle nails – alfalfa is here to help. It will boost your energy, memory, hair, skin and nails and has even been said to improve night vision! It will improve your appetite, dental issues and make you more alert. Alfalfa just loves taking care of your immune system in general, so help fight off nasties with this easy, natural method.
Bye Bye Menopause!
Alfalfa is fantastic at improving the production and quality of breast milk, au natural. Three forms of phytoestrogens are found in alfalfa – the exact type of hormone needed to counteract menopause symptoms. Fight hot flashes, night sweats and even post-menopausal osteoporosis with one little sprout.
Lose Weight & Sleep Better!
Since we already mentioned alfalfas qualities when it comes to reducing and preventing bloating, it’s also worth mentioning it makes a wonderful diet snack. It can also fix many problems that contribute to weight gain such as stress – alfalfa suppresses the nervous system, so have a cup of alfalfa tea before that job interview or next class and wave goodbye to jitters and anxiety! It’s been proven effective in combatting insomnia, too. A good sleeping patterns helps boost your metabolism and your mental health.
Total Nutritional Value
Alfalfa contains minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, copper, phosphorus, selenium, boron, chromium, sodium, potassium, zinc, and silicon among others. So if you weren’t sold on the previous benefits, alfalfa is just a fantastic addition to any diet to ensure you’re getting all of the goodness a strong, healthy body needs!