Alfalfa Seeds
Organic

£6.90£74.90

Organic Alfalfa Seeds:
AKA: Lucerne, Buffalo Herb
Product of: Canada
Nett Weight: 250g | 500g | 1kg | 2.5kg | 5kg

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Description

Organic Alfalfa Seeds:
To sprout: Soak 4-6 hours; rinse twice daily. Be frugal! In 6 days a little seed grows a lot of salad!

Alfalfa, Medicago sativa also called lucerne, is a perennial flowering plant in the pea family Fabaceae cultivated as an important forage crop in many countries around the world. The alfalfa plant is related to the pea family. Fully grown, it can climb up to 80 cm, blooming with violet flowers in summer. Also known as lucerne (when used in farming, for example as a vegetable manure) alfalfa’s name is rooted in the Arabic word that means ‘father of all foods’.

The noodle-like sprouts are salad and sandwich staples, while alfalfa leaves and flowers can be made into a herbal tea and drunk up to three times a day. Traditionally, the herb was used to kick-start the appetite and ease indigestion, while alfalfa seeds were made into a paste for treating insect bites and boils.

Storage:
Here are some tips for maximising the shelf life of your seeds:
• Store in an airtight container.
• Store in a cool, dark cupboard.
• Store away from direct heat or sunlight.
• Keep lid tightly closed when not in use.
• Suitable for home freezing

Some benefits of proper food storage include eating healthier, cutting food costs and helping the environment by avoiding waste.

**Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require larger pack sizes**