March 22, 2011

What is Alfalfa ?

Botanical Name - Medicago Sativa.
Family - Papilioaceace.
Description - A leguminous herb that grows up to 50 cm. The plant consist of green leaves and purplish flowers.
Nicknames - "King of Kings"  of Plants & "Father of all foods".
Other Names - Lucerne, Chilean clover and buffalo grass.
Native - Europe.

The Goodness of Alfalfa

Learn more about the health benefits of alfalfa
Alfalfa is rich in Vitamins A, B, C, D, E, G and K. It also contains a rich and quality balance of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, chlorine, sodium, potassium and silicon.

Alfalfa has more protein and less carbohydrate when compared to grains like wheat and corn. Proteins in alfalfa contain some essential amino acids like arginime, lysine, theronine and tryptophane, which would supplement any defiencies within one's diet. Alfalfa also contains saponin, a compound that reduces the bad cholestrol and fats.

Alfalfa is also one of the richest source of dietery fibre and chlorophyl. There is also a high concentration of highly active antioxidants that would prevent DNA destruction and slow down the process of aging.

Would You Like A Cuppa Tea ?
Enjoy Some Alfalfa Tea
A great tea with a tint of mint in it

Tadin Tea, Alfalfa Con Menta (Alfalfa with Mint) Tea, 24-Count Tea Bags (Pack of 12)
Amazon Price: $24.00 (as of 02/21/2011)

The Benefits of Alfalfa and how it can help our health

Alfalfa is great addition to many delicious dishes that in not only delicious, but also has much medicinal value and helps prevent and manage a wide varienty of illnesses. They are also known to help one maintain their skin quality, age and overall health very effectively. Let us now look at what Alfalfa is, the benefits of alfalfa and how they help us prevent or manage certain diseases.


These pellets are formulated for the dietary needs of young, growing rabbits (under 7 months of age). Remember, 75% of your rabbit's diet should be grass hay!

Crude protein (min) 15.00%
Crude fat (min) 2.00%
Crude fiber (min) 22.00%
Crude fiber (max) 25.00%

Oxbow "Bunny Basics" Alfalfa Pellets
5 pound bag of Alfalfa Pellets
  • BBA-5 $12.00
10 pound bag of Alfalfa Pellets
  • BBA-10 $17.00

Oxbow Alfalfa Hay

  •   9 lbs, CG-36048: $23.99
  • 25 lbs, CG-36049: $49.99


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