“The King of All Foods”
A Brief History
Medicago Sativa, Al-fasfasah or “King of all foods,’ Chilean Clover, Land Kelp: What do all of these herbs have in common? They are actually the same herb. Humans, along with their livestock, have consumed and experienced its nutritional benefits for thousands of years. It is Alfalfa Grass!
Alfalfa Grass Nutrients
In general, grasses could also be nicknamed nature’s multivitamins; they are an excellent nutritional resource that can support just about everything under the sun. That being said, we get way more out of natural sources than we ever could out of a typical multivitamin.
- Contains all known vitamins, A-E and K
- Contains the full spectrum of trace minerals needed by the human body, but is particularly rich in calcium, silica, and fluorine.
- Contains all 9 essential amino acids, and at least 8 non-essential amino acids
The Digestive System
- Naturally alkaline and fiber rich which helps to promote a balanced microbiome
- Fibers also help to encourage bowel regularity
- Rich in naturally occurring plant enzymes which support overall digestion
The Musculoskeletal System
- Particularly rich in calcium, silica, magnesium, and fluorine(not to be confused with fluoride), which contribute to strong bones, connective tissue, and teeth
- Contains a full spectrum of trace minerals
- Naturally rich in the nutrients needed to build both red and white blood cells
Incorporate Alfalfa Grass Every Day
Alfalfa is easy to add to everyday life. It can be made into tea for the minerals, or added to smoothies and juices for the full benefits. Juice powders are also available and may be beneficial if someone is having difficulty with digestion and absorption. If you find that you are not a fan of the alkaline taste, Alfalfa can even be taken in quick extracts, liquid, powder, or capsules.