Working with Alfalfa
Alfalfa is a nutrient herb which stimulates the appetite, helps nourish the skin, hair, and nails, and is beneficial during convalescence. It is rich in vitamins, minerals, and chlorophyl and may have cancer protective properties. Studies have shown that alfalfa has the ability to lower serum cholesterol. Alfalfa contains phytoestrogens and makes a gentle substitute for estrogen after menopause. Alfalfa tea is used traditionally to stimulate the supply of breast milk in nursing mothers. Alfalfa has a taste of SALTY, BITTER and a temperature of WARM.
Conditions treated with Alfalfa
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.