The leaves of the plant are used. It contains practically all vitamins and minerals (especially rich in vitamins B1, B2, B12, A, E, K; iron, calcium, silicon, manganese), complete proteins, lecithin, chlorophyll, saponins, sterols, coumarins, alkaloids, etc.
Alfalfa is an excellent source of these valuable substances; it detoxifies, increases physical and mental performance and resistance to stress, normalizes hormonal balance, lowers cholesterol levels, etc.
It is used to strengthen the nervous system, to strengthen the cardiovascular system, in atherosclerosis, diabetes mellitus, avitaminosis and mineral deficiency (especially in children and the elderly); in a wide range of diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, skin and dental diseases, etc.
It should not be administered in systemic lupus erythematosus.