From our list of ailments, see what Alfalfa can be used for:

  • Candida
  • Hormone Balance

Natural Remedies using Alfalfa

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Licorice) – Class 2b, 2c, 2d. “Contraindicated in heart disease, diabetics, hypertensives, hepatoses, and nephroses” (O’Brien, 1998). Commission E reports contraindications: cholestatic liver diseases, liver cirrhosis, hypertension, hypokalemia, severe renal insufficiency, and pregnancy. May potentiate thiazide diuretics, stimulant laxatives, cardiac glycosides, and cortisol (AHP; WAM). Too much (>50 g/day) can raise the blood pressure, cause sodium and water retention, and lower potassium levels too far. May result in pseudoaldosterianism. Adverse effects reported in M30: amenorrhea, cardiac arrest, congestive

While gathering roots and rhizomes, replant root crowns and rhizome pieces directly in the ground, especially if a bud is present, to help the plant regrow. If you need to strip bark, do not remove it from a living part of the plant. Instead, look for freshly fallen branches and remove bark from those parts. If you must remove bark from a healthy part of a plant, remove only very small, vertical strips, and never, ever girdle a tree (remove bark horizontally around the entire trunk) or you will kill it entirely. If you cut too much, the wound you create opens a path for bacterial and fungal infections, which can kill the tree.

Candida, Hormone Balance

The Benefit of using Alfalfa as a natural cure

Hospitalized patients are likely to experience frequent interruptions of sleep due to treatment schedules, hospital routines, and roommates, which singularly or collectively alter the sleep-wake schedule. Other factors influencing sleep-wake schedules in the hospital setting include age, noise, temperature, comfort, pain, and anxiety.

Extracts (Ajowan) – EO fungitoxic at 500 ppm (FFJ4(1) 1:1), also spasmogenic (MPI). Rich in thymol, which could impart many of its biological activities.

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Caper) – Not covered (AHP, KOM; PHR; PH2). Isothiocyanates in overdose can cause problems.

For many years Dorothy took large amounts of vitamin A to reduce the risk of metastasis. However, the cancer did metastasize to her lungs in 1995, but it receded after drug treatment.