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Nurititional Benifits of Alfalfa

alfalfaAlfalfa is high in vitamins A and C, niacin, riboflavin, folic acid, and the minerals calcium, magnesium, iron, and potassium, as well as bioflavonoids.

  • Both alfalfa sprouts and leaf preparations help lower blood cholesterol levels.
  • Traditional medicine practitioners use alfalfa for anemia and to increase breast milk production in women who have difficulty breastfeeding their infants.
  • Alfalfa is used for kidney conditions, bladder and prostate conditions, and to increase urine flow.
  • Asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, upset stomach, and a bleeding disorder called thrombocytopenic purpura.

Diabetes: Alfalfa might lower blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes and take alfalfa, monitor your blood sugar levels closely.

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