Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Extract*
Medicago Sativa or Alfa-Alfa or Lucerne or Purple Medic
Thought to originate in North Africa. It exists in many different forms. A very high source of Vitamin C, also a source of chlorophyll and Vitamin K. Used as a diuretic and an anti-hemorrhaging agent.
Major known constituents:
Protein, fat, vitamins C, B1, B12, D, E, K1, Provitamin A, several mineral salts including potassium, calcium, and phosphorus; choline, trimethylamine, betaine, alfalfa saponin, an alkaloid, stachydrine; a bitter principle and a hormonal substance, coumestrol.
In our formulations Alfa-Alfa is used for its tonning and anti-inflammatory properties that help the skin improve its radiance and healthy look. Also Alfa-Alfa provides the source of natural vitamin K used in the elimination of the dark circles arround the eye.