Alfalfa in a long-lived legume and its name derives from the arabic al-fac-facah, which means “father of all foods.
It contains a broad spectrum of nutrients, including trace minerals, fiber and important vitamins such as A, B1, B12, C, D, E and K. Alfalfa is one of the richest sources of easily-assimilated proteins (up to 50% by weight).
It isrich in chlorophyll, which serves as a strong antioxidant in the bloodstream.
In addition, alfalfa is traditionally known as one of the best herbal treatment for arthritis, rheumatism and gout.
For the brain, alfalfa is said to improve mental vigor, thanks to the broad spectrum of nutrients.