Torrance, California (PressExposure) June 16, 2009 -- Alfalfa has extremely high nutritive profile, with significant cholesterol lowering effects & helps to improve overall health, heartiness and vitality.
A study conducted by Asgary S et al., on 2008 Oct, suggests that Dietary Alfalfa may have deterrent effects in the formation and progression of fatty plaques in the lining of arteries and significantly reduces the cholesterol levels. Alfalfa has high content of phytoestrogen and saponin which are helpful in preventing cardiovascular disorders. This preventive effect of dietary Alfalfa is observed on hyperlipidemic rabbits and researchers evaluated that dietary Alfalfa significantly decreased the cholesterol levels and exhibited preventive effects in formation and progression of fatty deposits along the walls of blood vessels.
Alfalfa has tremendously uppermost nutritive value which includes Vitamin A, B1, B6, B12, C, D, E, K, niacin, folic acid, biotin, pantothenic acid, minerals, protein, saponins, amino acids, minerals like calcium, phosphorous, potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc and copper. The extremely rich nutritive profile of Alfalfa helps to improve overall health, vigor and liveliness. Alfalfa is also a good source of fiber and helps in cellular detoxification.
Some researchers observed the estrogenic effects of Alfalfa and found that prolong use of Alfalfa could noticeably help many people to deal with arthritis. As Alfalfa has phytoestrogenic effect, so it helps in production of more breast milk, relieves symptoms of endometriosis and menopause.
Alfalfa is a good mineral supplement and has potential to aid the healing of intestinal ulcers, gastritis, liver problems, skin problems, hemorrhoids, asthma, high blood pressure, anemia, constipation, body and breath odor, bleeding gums, infections, burns, eczema, athleteâs foot and various long standing problems. Alfalfa also acts as a diuretic, i.e. increases urine out put, and has anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal effects.
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