Alfalfa can be used for supporting kidney, bladder and prostate health. Other uses are to increase urine flow (may be a diuretic), to relieve temporary water-weight gain and to support a healthy cholesterol. Our Alfalfa supplement is also a source of vitamins A, C, E and K4, as well as the minerals calcium, potassium, phosphorus and iron.
Health Benefits of Alfalfa
Alfalfa supplements contain high amounts of vitamin K, used by the body to slow blood clotting. Alfalfa supports a healthy immune system,and contains natural plant estrogen's, which some researchers believe to be beneficial for menopausal conditions. Alfalfa can assist with supporting the oxygenation of blood and enriching red cell count.
The National Institute of Health website contains a number of clinical studies which discuss the use of Alfalfa for asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, upset stomach and a bleeding disorder called thrombocytopenic purpurea. Always consult with a healthcare practitioner if you suspect you may have these conditions. Those on blood-thinners should consult their health-care practitioner prior to using Alfalfa.