This listing is for Premium Quality ORGANIC SPROUTING SEEDS of ALFALFA. Amazing little seeds that provide great health benefits. Alfalfa is one of the most popular, nutritious & delicious of all sprouting seeds, used in sandwiches, burritos and salads. Alfalfa sprouts are very tasty, with a sweet, nut-like flavor.
Alfalfa sprouts are what people typically think of when you mention sprouts. Alfalfa seeds are in the legume family. The name "alfalfa" means father of all foods. It is excellent alone or mixed with other seeds such as Radish, Clover, Broccoli, Cabbage or Fenugreek.Rich in phytochemicals, they protect against cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis and fibrocystic breast disease. They stimulate natural killer cell activity, which strengthens the immune system.
What's more, they are beneficial in reducing symptoms of PMS and menopause, including hot flashes. Furthermore, they contain high concentrations of antioxidants, the body's defense against the destruction of DNA which is the cause of aging. One pound of alfalfa seed produces 10-14 pounds of sprouts. Vitamins A, B, C, E and K.
Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc. Carotene, Chlorophyll, Amino Acids, Trace Elements, Antioxidants. Juices, salads, sandwiches, soups, sprout loaves.
Place in a roomy container such as a quart (using up to 1 teaspoon of seed) or gallon jar (up to 3 tablespoons of seed). Soak in warm water 4 to 6 hours using enough water to keep seeds covered with water.
Cover with a loose woven fabric, nylon stocking or mesh secured down by elastic or a rubber band. Rinse and thoroughly drain 2-3 times daily until sprouts are of desired length.
Sprouting them in indirect sunlight will help them develop green leaves. The item "Food To Live Organic Alfalfa Seeds (8 oz to 25 lbs)" is in sale since Wednesday, March 13, 2013. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Yard, Garden & Outdoor Living\Plants, Seeds & Bulbs\Seeds & Bulbs\Other Seeds & Bulbs".The seller is "food-to-live" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.