Q. What’s good for your cattle is good for you, too, or so the ancient Chinese thought. Their animals ate this plant so enthusiastically, they began preparing it as a vegetable & soon used it to treat digestive problems.
A. Most of alfalfa’s ancient healing uses have long been disproved, but modern scientists are finding that alfalfa helps neutralize carcinogens in the intestine. A report published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, shows it binds carcinogens in the colon & helps speed their elimination from the body.