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Alfalfa

Description

This plant is probably better known as an agricultural product for livestock or cover cropping, but in recent years its high nutritional value has brought some attention to its use for humans. Many people eat the spouted seed of alfalfa, but the green flowering plant is mostly dried and used as hay for livestock and can be found in tablet form for supplementation. Alfalfa has roots that reach hundreds of…

 

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Products Containing Alfalfa

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    Female Hormone Support*

    Optimizes female hormonal balance*

    Throughout a woman’s lifetime, her body naturally goes through transitional hormonal states. Keeping the body and mind balanced through the hormonal fluctuations of PMS and menopause is vital to maintaining an optimal quality of life. Female Hormone Support* uses traditional herbal wisdom to optimize female hormone balance and well-being.*

    Herbs:  Alfalfa, Black Cohosh, Chaste Tree, Dandelion, Oats, Red Clover, Sage Leaf, St. John's Wort Flower Buds, Vervain

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    Skin & Nail Support*

    Enhances outer beauty*

    In order to attain outer beauty, the body needs inner nourishment — particularly from nutrients that support the normal turnover of cells. Hair, Skin, & Nail Support contains herbs such as Horsetail, Alfalfa, and Nettles that promote the healthy growth of hair, skin, and nail tissue, while also providing a source of antioxidants.*

    Herbs:  Alfalfa, Burdock, Gotu Kola, Horsetail, Nettle, Triphala

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