Saponin-rich alfalfa. These bind bile salts with cholesterol in the body to lower serum cholesterol.
Alfalfa's anti-diabetic and diuretic qualities limit sugar spikes. Cairo University found alfalfa sprouts lower diabetic animals' glucose levels.
Alfalfa's phytoestrogens can reduce menopause symptoms. Alfalfa-coumestrol and genistein are chemically similar to oestrogen.
Alfalfa's antioxidants may prevent free radical damage. It may cure CNS, heart, and metabolism diseases. Alfalfa's antioxidant capabilities may minimise iron oxide
Alfalfa's diuretic qualities may treat kidney stones and bladder/prostate troubles. Alfalfa decoction may help alleviate kidney stones, according to studies
Alfalfa was used to cure asthma. Alfalfa's anti-asthmatic efficacy needs more long-term investigation.
Alfalfa stem pectic polysaccharides are anti-inflammatory. These assist treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
Alfalfa extracts repair injured livers. Released hepatic enzymes may cause liver injury. Oral alfalfa extracts (250 mg/kg) decrease blood liver enzyme levels
Alfalfa's fibre may help treat stomach issues, according to anecdotes. Constipation, bloating, gastritis, and nausea are possible. This claim lacks scientific evidence.
Alfalfa sprouts' fibre may aid weight loss. When paired with exercise and rest, it can support healthy weight loss. This lacks direct research.
Alfalfa's vitamin A helps dry skin. The vitamin improves skin tone and texture. Alfalfa helps maintain and build skin.
Alfalfa protein promotes hair development. Alfalfa grains, seeds, and sprouts may give hair-healthy protein.