Alfalfa is extremely nutritious and is very high in protein and amino acids. As a nutritious food, the herb is mild in flavor and works well in salads, soups, casseroles, or more. The tastes are sweet, bitter, and earthy. It is energetically cooling. It makes a pleasant tasting, balancing tea that melds very nicely with mint and lemon. Ayurvedic medicine has used alfalfa leaf to relieve water retention, arthritis, and ulcers.
Medicago sativa L.
Dried Leaf / Cut & Sifted
Culinary and Medicinal Herb
TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:
Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes
Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes
Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes
*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.
Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.
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