Alfalfa is rich in vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that play a very important role in the strength and growth of our bones and in the maintenance of a healthy body. Dried alfalfa and alfalfa sprouts are often used to enhance health. Alfalfa is commonly used to treat arthritis, diabetes, digestive problems, ulcers, kidney and bladder issues, and asthma. The antibacterial and antifungal properties of alfalfa provide relief from arthritis pain and heal ulcers, liver disorders, and gastritis.
Alfalfa root is used to improve urine flow, reduce fever, and treat jaundice and kidney stones. Because of alfalfa’s detoxifying effect, it can be used as a tonic. Alfalfa herbal supplements are a good source of beta-carotene and calcium. These contents help reduce LDL cholesterol and lower blood sugar levels.