Nature’s Sunshine Alfalfa is the source of the digestive enzyme, betaine, making the herb a useful digestive tonic and its rich enzyme and nutritional contents may help improve digestion and assimilation of nutrients, as well as stimulate appetite. Thus Alfalfa may be useful in assisting with the symptoms of anorexia, convalescence, debility, emaciation and weak digestion.
- May provide anti-inflammatory support.
- Supports a healthy appetite and digestion.
Historically Alfalfa has been used for all types of inflammation including arthritis, gout and rheumatism. It is also a popular blood purifier, assisting cellular detoxification by neutralising chemical carcinogens in the liver and small intestine.
Alfalfa is a rich in nutrients including vitamins A, B1, B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6, B9 (folic acid), B12, C, D, E, and K, as well as biotin, amino acids, chlorophyll, digestive enzymes, and protein (25% by weight). Alfalfa also contains the major minerals calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc, as well as numerous trace minerals.