Reduce pre-menstrual syndrome, and help relieve the symptoms of menopause.
Alfalfa is an important crop for cattle and other animals, because of its high protein content,
much higher than what is found in most grasses. Alfalfa means ¡°the father of all foods¡±.
People do not typically eat alfalfa grass, because the high fiber content. However,
a young tender alfalfa sprout is a favorite health food.The mature plant resembles clover,
with clusters of small purple flowers, but it typically grows much taller than clover grass will grow.
The alfalfa sprout is harvested long before the plant reaches maturity, which accounts for the relative
high price of the food, when compared to other vegetables.Some of the alfalfa health benefits have been
known for 1500 years or more. It was a popular herbal medicine among many traditional healers.
It is native to a number of different countries in temperate climates throughout the world.
Alfalfa supplements are fairly common, these days.