Sunday, November 24, 2013

The Health Benefits of Alfalfa

Alfalfa health benefits are numerous and it has a plethora of nutrients. Its taproot extends down as deep as 20 feet, seeking out nutrients and minerals deep in the soil while its leaves collect large amounts of chlorophyll through the process of photosynthesis. Alfalfa is high in protein and contains eight digestive enzymes.

Nutrients found in alfalfa include calcium and phosphorus, as well as chlorophyll, bioflavonoids, trace minerals, and vitamins A, C, E, & K. Alfalfa is one of the most nutritious foods known. Reputable suppliers will use special harvesting equipment to insure the greatest concentration of nutrients and also use no fungicides, bacteriocides, growth regulators, special hormones, or chemicals. Be sure the alfalfa you use is pure and toxin-free.

What kinds of health issues can be helped by alfalfa? Lots! Here are a few: pain & stiff joints, arthritis, ulcers, stomach ailments, colon problems, gas pains, hiatal hernia, water retention, swollen ankles/feet, sinus problems, allergies, hayfever, gout, body odor, smelly feet, and bad breath, to name a few.

Some of the benefits of taking alfalfa are: helps body detoxify, natural antihistamine, natural diuretic, digestive aid, provides fiber & chlorophyll, rich source of trace minerals, aids diabetics, lowers cholesterol, anti-tumor activity, and anti-bacterial activity.

Here are some testimonials about using alfalfa:

"My midwife recommended alfalfa as an alternative to vitamin K shots. Many pregnancy discomforts are alleviated by alfalfa, including morning sickness, heartburn, constipation, and anemia. Alfalfa raises the vitamin K level of pregnant women, reducing postpartum bleeding." LP

"Alfalfa is my favorite nutritional supplement. The deep root system provides many trace minerals that are not available in our foods today. My allergies and headaches are a thing of the past. It is also a great detoxifier." JO

"When my wife was pregnant with our first child, she got a sunburn that triggered a lot of edema in her legs. Alfalfa took care of it." BF

"I couldn't live without alfalfa! I had chronic sinus problems but thanks to alfalfa, no more headaches or infections. I stopped for a week and the headaches returned. I faithfully take 15 a day." BK

I absolutely love alfalfa too. You can swallow them as whole tablets or crush them for a natural and refreshing tea. I faithfully take alfalfa every day.

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