It should come as no surprise that the word Alfalfa actually comes from the Arabic phrases, al-fac-facah, meaning "father of all foods." This respect for the semi-woody plant is not only found in the Arabic world, but across the globe. The Chinese have long used Alfalfa Leaf as an appetite stimulator, as well as a healing digestive remedy for alleviating ulcers.
Ayurvedic medicine in India has used alfalfa leaf for a variety of applications, including ulcers, water retention, and arthritic pain. Colonial Americans used the plant to ward-off cancer, scurvy, menstrual difficulties, arthritis, as well as urinary problems. Alfalfa Leaf has also been traditionally used to effectively combat a variety of infections. Read more
Monday, November 14, 2011
10 Health Benefits of Alfalfa Leaf
Edward Group calls Alfalfa Leaf the "father of all foods."