This herb is quite popular as a medicinal plant, although perhaps its most widespread use is as natural food for horses; it is known to benefit health and make the animals stronger and more resistant to diseases.
People eat alfalfa mainly as a digestive herb. Alfalfa can improve your digestion, promoting the absorption of nutrients, and helping relieve intestinal symptoms associated with chronic fatigue disorder such as irritable bowel syndrome.
Also, alfalfa improves your appetite. Doctors believe that poor absorption of nutrients and poor digestion plays a big part in the symptoms of the chronic fatigue syndrome, so eating natural digestives like alfalfa will help you feel more energized and also relieve the emotional drainage by providing your brain with all the nutrients that it needs to work properly. Additionally, alfalfa helps fight other symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome such as cognitive weakening, problems with concentration, and difficulties with short term memory.