Organic Alfalfa & Dandelion

£7.50£14.50

Caution: Alfalfa can interact with anticoagulant medication. Consult a licensed herbalist, a practitioner/doctor if on medication or pregnant.

Our Dandelion and Alfalfa blend is designed as an anti inflammation nutrient boost. Both herbs have a great amount of nutrient, vitamins and also display strong anti inflammatory properties.

Alfalfa leaf (Medicago Sativa) is said to have originated in South-Central Asia and was first cultivated in ancient Iran. Alfalfa also goes by the name Lucerne which is commonly used in the UK. Alfalfa is a member of the Legume family, it has a special ability to draw extra nutrients out of soil due to its extended root system.

Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale) is a plant native to Asia, Europe and North America. The name Dandelion originates from the French term “dent de lion” meaning lion’s tooth. The plant was savoured by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, prized for its extensive history of various culinary and medicinal uses.

All Herbal Infusions include unbleached, plastic free tea bags

Eco-Friendly: Our tubes are 100% recyclable (cardboard) also our block bags and inner packets are 100% home compostable and biodegradable to EN13432 standards (made from vegetable starch)

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How to use

To make a tea:

1. Use a ratio of 2-3 tsp (2-3g) of Alfalfa & Dandelion to 1 cup (250ml) of water.

2. Boil the water using a kettle or pot.

3. Add herbs to a teapot then add boiled water or add herbs to a pot of boiled water (heat switched off).

4. Cover and allow to sit for 5-10 mins then strain and serve. Have 2-3 cups daily.

5. You can add citrus and natural sweeteners for extra flavour, we do not recommend sugar.

Herb profile

This is for information purposes only.

The Alfalfa plant is naturally high in many essential vitamins, including A, D, E, K, and even the full family of B vitamins.

Alfalfa is also loaded with extremely important minerals such as biotin, calcium, folic acid, iron, magnesium, potassium.

Studies ahem shown regularly ingesting alfalfa can aid in flushing the bowels of built up toxins. In addition, the alfalfa herb has been used widely for diuretic purposesThe alfalfa herb is believed to have a direct connection to lowering cholesterol, which is once again in direct connection with all of the positive vitamins and minerals it contains.

The alfalfa herb is very good at detoxifying and better purifying the blood. As a result, regular consumption of alfalfa can lower blood pressure and balance hormones.

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale, Leotodon taraxacum)

Properties
Diuretic, tonic and slightly aperient, mild laxative.

Uses
Anemia, Constipation, Gallstones. Kidney and liver disorders, cirrhosis, hepatitis and liver disease. Encourages normal digestion

Dandelion is a diuretic, tonic and slightly aperient. It is a general stimulant to the system, but especially to the urinary organs, and is chiefly used in kidney and liver disorders.

Dandelion has been used for traditionally to treat jaundice and the yellowing of the skin that comes with liver dysfunction, cirrhosis, hepatitis and liver disease. Modern naturopathic physicians use dandelion to detoxify the liver and reduce the side effects of prescription medications.

But liver function isn't the only use of this nutritious plant. It is also used to treat infections, swelling, water retention, breast problems, gallbladder problems, pnuemonia and viruses. Studies have shown that dandelion stimulates bile flow and has a mild diuretic effect.

Aja Nova Organic makes no medicinal claims about our herbal products.

Always check with a licensed herbalist or practitioner/doctor when using herbal supplements for specific issues or if on medication or pregnant.

weight

100g, 50g

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