Alfalfa get better results by following simple 6 steps

Alfalfa get better results by following simple 6 steps

Hello friends and welcome to my blog. Today I am going to tell you about a medicine called Alfalfa, which is considered a boon on earth. Alfalfa is an Arabic word it means father of plants.

Alfalfa is researching large domestic and foreign companies. Its roots are 20 to 25 foot inside the ground, so all the minerals and vitamins are found in this medicine. If you want to know more about this medicine, then read this article completely. 

Friends Alfalfa is grown as fodder in many important countries, you see the below picture. Alfalfa is used to treat many health problems. Apart from its soft taste, alfalfa contains many nutrients and minerals, in addition to amino acids.

 Alfalfa can help improve our overall health. It is rich in iron. Therefore, it is ideal for anemia and iron-deficiency. Alfalfa is a pea family plant often used as fodder. However, due to its nutritious values, it gained popularity as food and is useful for medicinal purposes. All plant parts are usable for human consumption.

Alfalfa plant

 Alfalfa flowers are used for tea. Leaves are used for alfalfa juice, among other things. The sprouts are a delicious salad ingredient. The root used control fevers in traditional Chinese medicine. Moist ground seeds relieve annoying insect bites.

Alfalfa seeds

What are its properties?

 In other words, alfalfa is complete food because it contains vitamins.

 Vitamin A, helps the lungs and heart function properly. Minerals (magnesium, calcium, iron, and selenium) are essential for vital bodily functions.

 Vitamin C, has an antioxidant effect and is necessary for making collagen. Proteins, some studies suggest that alfalfa may be useful in fighting against some types of cancer.

 Vitamin K, is indispensable for blood coagulation.

 What are the benefits of regular consumption?

 Asides from benefit in from its nutritional values, by including alfalfa in our diet, we obtain the follow six health benefits:

Alfalfa sprouts

1. Strengthens immune system This food stimulates the immune system, and optimizes its reaction to viruses and bacteria. Eating alfalfa sprouts is the best way to enhance this benefit because you also consume glycosylates, which are compounds with cancer fighting properties.

2. Detoxifies the body Thanks to the urinary and digestive systems´ regulatory properties, alfalfa is ideal for ridding the body of toxins. It also helps treating kidney failure and gastric ulcers.

3. Prevents anemia In addition to nutritional properties, alfalfa does not only help prevent but also fight against iron-deficiency anemia, due to its high iron content.

4. Relieves menopause symptoms This is due to the phytoestrogens contained in alfalfa, which raise estrogen levels in the body. Also, its consumption is recommended to avoid menstrual cramps.

5. Decreases the risk of cardiovascular diseases According to a 2008 study, a diet that includes alfalfa on a regular basis can help reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) levels within arteries.

6. Improves skin health This food is perfect for beautiful and radiant skin due to its high content of antioxidants and coumarins. Additionally, it helps fight against cellulite.

 How to include Alfalfa in your diet?

 Alfalfa leaves can be cooked and eaten with green leafy vegetables, such as spinach and chard. Likewise, you can make delicious refreshing juices. Ingredients 

Alfalfa juice

½ cup of alfalfa leaves (75 g) ½ of a squeezed lemon 4 cups of water (1 litter) Honey (for flavour)

 Utensils Blender Preparation:

 Place the alfalfa leaves and lemon with water in the blender. Blend for three minutes. Add honey and mix again. Serve and enjoy.

 Alfalfa sprouts are also an excellent option for makings salads or having them as a sandwich ingredient. Plant them at home if you cannot get them at your local market. 

Alfalfa sprouts salad

What do you need? 

A container at least 9 cm wide and 15 cm high. A thin piece of cloth to cover the container. A rubber band. 

1 cup of water (250 ml) 1 tablespoon of alfalfa seeds (10 g)

 What should you do?

 Place the seeds in the container and have them soak for three hours. Cover the container with a cloth and rubber band. Drain the water and place the container in the sun. Continue for a week. Move the container occasionally to prevent sprouts from tangling. To consume, just rinse and disinfect.

 When should you not eat it?

For some people, there are cases in which it is better to stop eating alfalfa. Such as do not consume during pregnancy and breastfeeding as it interferes with estrogen. It is not recommended when taking anticoagulant drugs. Its intake discourages patients with autoimmune disorder. People with gout or high uric acid should stop eating alfalfa due to its high purine content. Always remember to talk to an expert before taking or applying any remedy if you have any medical condition and doubt about eating alfalfa or any other food.


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