Alfalfa leaves and sprouting seeds have been used for thousands of years as a nutritive tonic. Here are the A, B, C's of Alfalfa that you wish you knew sooner!
A - Asia
Alfalfa was originally grown in Asia, what is now known as Turkey and Iran. It was consumed by grazing animals and was domesticated around the same time as the horse.
Benefits of Alfalfa may be helpful in the treatment of insulin-dependent diabetes. Its high mineral content promotes healthy bones and teeth. The Chlorophyll content is believed to encourage the growth of connective tissue, beneficial in diseases such as arthritis. Plant contents may aid tissue repair and be useful in the healing of wounds, varicose ulcers and abscesses.