Posted by: thaiyogacenter | 12/08/2015

Alfalfa is Natural Medicine

Alfalfa Natural Medicine by Anthony B. James

Alfalfa Natural Medicine by Anthony B. James

Alfalfa is Natural Medicine

By Anthony B. James DNM(P), ND(T), MD(AM), RAC

Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa) also known to herbalist traditionally as “The Great Healer” is natural medicine and clearly is a beautiful example of “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. Among the many uses and benefits of Alfalfa Sprouts and Flower tops we see that Alfalfa may be useful for:

Rheumatoid Arthritus
Stimulates Appetite
Digestive Disorders
Water Retention
Improve Blood Clotting
Stimulates Lactation
Liver Cleanse
Inflamed Prostrate
Lowers Blood Pressure
Stimulates the Mind

Homeopathically it’s use is primarily in toning up the digestive process. It also acts as a fat producer, corrects tissue waster and to allay vesical irritability of prostratic hypertrophy. It contains a large proportion of chorophyll, beta carotene and the vitamens A, D, E and K. The saponins contained are a family of chemicals that have been found to lower cholesterol. There are also compounds in Alfalfa leaves and roots such as L-canaverine which have been shown to be effective in controlling leukemia and cancer cells.

Of course always try to obtain your Alfalfa seeds from legacy, organic and pesticide free sources!

Consider adding Alfalfa as a regular addition to your “Food as Medicine” apothecary. Alfalfa is Natural Medicine!

Indigenous, Traditional Naturopathic Medicine includes the practices of supporting self healing and wellness through any safe, natural non-invasive method. To learn more about how to gain a complete education in traditional natural medicine contact the SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine. SCNM offers four professional Certificate courses and three college degrees. To learn how to be part of the cutting edge of tomorrows healing today Click Here!

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This article about Alfalfa is Natural Medicine is presented solely as an opinion for educational purposes and is not intended as a substitute for competent medical advise regarding any medical condition. Please see your physician or competent medical professional when considering any treatment for any disease.


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