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Alfalfa leaf tea

Alfalfa is not recommended as primary treatment for any condition, rather alfalfa is a tonic herb, one that supports health by nourishing the body. Alfalfa leaf contains a broad spectrum of nutrients, including considerable quantities of protein, trace mineral and vitamins, dietary fiber and chlorophyll, which serves as an antioxidant in the bloodstream. The deep root system absorbs minerals from the soil resulting in a plant rich in vitamins and minerals and a great source of fiber and protein. Alfalfa leaf is rich in protein and vitamins A, D, E, and K.

Alfalfa tea is mild and good tasting, and blends well with many other tonic herbs like nettle, mints, and citrus.

Ingredients:
Alfalfa *
Additions: Lemon, Honey, or Stevia
Variations:Blends well with mint, oat tops, or lemongrass
Recipe Instructions: Herbal Tea :Use 1 to 2 teaspoons of dried alfalfa leaves in a cup of boiling water. Steep until cooled.

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Cancer Prevention :There are many nourishing herbs that have anti-tumor properties which can and should be incorporated into a healthy lifestyle.
  • Cholesterol : High cholesterol is directly linked to diet and lifestyle and as such, using herbs as medicinal foods should be a first line defense and treatment.
  • Herbal Teas :Herbal Tea - This method is commonly referred to as a standard brew., or herbal infusion. Herbal tea making is just as much of an art as it is a science
  • Osteoporosis :Although osteoporosis can affect both men and women, it is more prevalent in women, especially women who have gone through menopause and have lower levels of bone protecting estrogen in their bodies.
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