For centuries, alfalfa has been used for medicinal purposes. Its many wondrous beneficial properties are not really a secret. Alfalfa is known to be one of the most nutrient-rich plants in the world.
Alfalfa is used for kidney conditions, bladder and prostate conditions, and to increase urine flow. It is also used for high cholesterol, asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, upset stomach, and a bleeding disorder called thrombocytopenic purpura. People also take alfalfa as a source of vitamins A, C, E, and K4; and minerals calcium, potassium, phosphorous, and iron.