The alfalfa it comes to be a plant native to North Africa and Asia. So, for example, the Arabs came to baptize it with the name of "al-fac-facah", which means "mother of all foods".
Not in vain, they came to use this plant as a hair protector ( take care of your hair in summer ), and even to strengthen it.
Although in the next lines we will explain some of the benefits and properties most important of the alfalfa , we could indicate from the start that it is one of the foods that a greater natural concentration of minerals possesses.
We owe this to its root, which is capable of absorbing nutrients that are difficult to access to most plants.
Benefits and properties of alfalfa
Traditionally, the exudate of the leaves has been used alfalfa , which is rich in proteins (between 40 and 50% approximately), minerals (such as calcium), trace elements (such as iron , phosphorus, selenium, zinc, silica and copper), or amino acids.
For everything indicated until these precise moments, it is an excellent general stimulant, being very beneficial at the same time to improve the problems of the dull, brittle or open hair, as well as for the fragile nails.
We can not forget at this point of its vitamins, since it especially includes vitamin K, which is highly recommended in cases of anemia because it is essential for the synthesis of coagulation factors.
It also has a remineralizing and hormonal action, so that alfalfa is equally useful in both osteoporosis and menopause .