sweet, bitter, cool
nutritive, tonic, restorative, alkaline, diuretic, galactagogue
The ancient Arabs fed their horses Alfalfa to make them fast and strong. They called it “al-fac-facah”, the father of all foods. It is a safe and powerful ally in cases where a person has difficulty gaining weight, little desire for food, or has endured prolonged illness to return healthy weight and vitality. Alfalfa has deep foraging roots that gather a bounty of minerals that nourish blood and restore tissues. This is a highly alkaline herb that can help reduce problems associated with excess acidity in the body, especially in the blood and digestive tract.
In high doses, it may cause mild digestive discomfort as it begins working on the system. Drop doses of tincture are sufficient.