Name of product: Alfalfa spray-dried or Alfalfa´s extract powder
Scientific name: Medicago sativa
Part used: Leaf and stem
Spray-dried alfalfa is a fine powder that is obtained by processing the leaves and stem of Alfalfa. Once processed, it is dehydrated by atomization. Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) has been traditionally used as an antianemic, restorative and recalcifying agent. Rich in vitamins A, B, C, D E and K. It has been used to protect us from infections of the body, as well as preventive of flu, colds and to combat scurvy.
It has diuretic properties so it prevents the body from retaining plenty of fluids, helping the urinary system. It helps prevent osteoporosis and arthritis due to its high amounts of calcium. It has anti-inflammatory properties due to its vitamin D content. It is highly recommended for people suffering from anemia or lack of appetite due to its high iron content.
- For direct consumption, alone or in preparations such as juices, smoothies, desserts, snacks, etc.
- In the food industry, for various formulations and product development.
- To make capsules and tablets.
Useful life: 2 years
Storage: Keep in a closed, cool and dry environment. Do not expose to light directly.