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Alfalfa(medicago sativa) is often used for genital urinary support and also blood lipid support. The leaves of the alfalfa plant contain saponins. Alfalfa is also high in manganese, potassium, calcium, iron lutein, Vitamins A,C and E, isoflavonoids, genistein, and medicagol. The seed of the alfalfa contain oils, homostachydrine and stachydrine.
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Special Considerations Due to alfalfas estrogenic activity caution should be used in pregnancy. Due to alfalfas estrogenic effect it also effect birth control medications and cancers that are hormone sensative and should be avoided. Blood sugar levels may need to be monitored in the diabetic.
Cautions Excessive consumption of alfalfa seeds has been associated with a blood disorder called pancytopenia.