Alfalafa Medicaga Sativa California Clower or Lucerene) - Alfa
Alfalfa acts better on the sensory nerves of the body and makes hunger and digestion normal that helps in curing physical and mental diseases.
It is also very useful in many diseases like - neuralgic disorders, stomach diseases, neuralgic weakness, indigestion, insomnia, etc.
Alfalfa is very useful in following symptoms: -
Symptoms associated with Sucking (feeding): -
Alfalfa helps in the formation of fat in the body and protects the tissues. Taking this medicine inagalactia (scanty of milk in the breasts) improves breast's milk quantity and purity too.
Symptoms related to urine:-
Alfalfa also acts better on the urinary system and cures diabetes insipid and coming phosphate with urine. This medicine is also used for curing frequent desire of urination and specific gravity (coming from phosphor-acid-indican in urine).
Symptoms related with the prostate glands: -
Alfalfa is used in the stimulation of the urinary bladder when the prostate glands become enlarged.
Symptoms of joints pain: -
Alfalfa is an effective drug for curing joints pain.
Symptoms associated with Mind or Mood: -
Alfalfa keeps the mind happy or the patient feels healthy after using this drug. This medicine makes the mind please and fresh and the patient feels freshness in his body. The people who have much downiness, tensions, insanity and irritability, symptoms are aggravated in the evening etc.; Alfalfa is very useful for such people.
Symptoms related with the Head: -
Alfalfa should be used in the symptoms like- feeling heaviness in the back part of the head, inside the eyes and on the upper part of the head and aggravated in the evening, intensive pain in the left side of the head etc.
Symptoms related with the ear: -
If the patient feels at night as if his ear tube has blocked and in the next morning, it is found as opened, wider, etc., Alfalfa should be used in such symptoms.
Symptoms associated with Sleep: -
If the patient sleeps well in the morning, but later he can’t get sleep, he is fulfilling with downiness etc., these symptoms are cured by using Alfalfa. This medicine makes the body active and provides sound sleep.
Abdominal Symptoms: -
If the patient is suffering from over thirst, lack of appetite, but sometimes he feels as much appetite as start eating abnormally, he doesn’t wait for the meal-time; he has a desire for eating sweet things and goes on searching defects in food, etc., Alfalfa should be used for the treatment of such symptoms.
Symptoms related with the stomach: -
In the cases like- surfeited (Stomach wind), wind goes on moving inside the stomach, feeling of pain in the large intestine after taking meal, stool yellowness, anus burning while excretion, etc., Alfalfa should be used in such symptoms.
Some properties of Alfalfa can be compared with Dipodium, Punctea, Hydra, Phosphoricum-Acidum, Zinc, Avena-sativa, etc.
Alfalfa should be used in high potency (5 to 10 drops of its mother tincture) many times a day for getting better result. It should be used until the body gets strength.
Medicago Sativa, California Clover or Lucerne
From its action on the sympathetic, Alfalfa favorably influences nutrition, evidenced in "toning up" the appetite and digestion resulting in greatly improved mental and physical vigor, with gain in weight. Disorders characterized by malnutrition are mainly within its therapeutic range, for example, neurasthenia, splanchnic blues, nervousness, insomnia, nervous indigestion, etc. Acts as a fat producer corrects tissue waste. Deficient lactation. Increases quality and quantity of milk in nursing mothers. Its pronounced urinary action suggests it clinically in diabetes insipidus and phosphaturia; and it is claimed to allay vesical irritability of prostatic hypertrophy. The rheumatic diathesis seems especially amenable to its action.
Mind.--It induces mental exhilaration of buoyancy, i.e, a general feeling of well being; clear and bright, so that all blues are dissipated. Dull, drowsy, stupid (Gels); gloomy and irritable, worse during evening.
Head.--Dull, heavy feeling in occiput, in and above the eyes, worse toward evening. Pain in left side of head. Violent headache.
Ears.--Stuffed feeling in eustachian tubes (Kali mur) at night; patulous in morning.
Stomach.--Increased thirst. Appetite impaired, but chiefly increased even to bulimia. He must eat frequently, so that he cannot wait for regular meals; hungry in forenoon (Sul). Much nibbling of food and craving for sweets.
Abdomen.--Flatulence with distention. Shifting, flatulent pain along colon several hours after meals. Frequent, loose, yellow, painful stools, with burning of flatulence. Chronic appendicitis.
Urine.--Kidneys inactive; frequent urging to urinate. Polyuria (Phos ac). Increased elimination of urea, indican and phosphates.
Sleep.--Slept better than usual, especially in early morning; it induces quiet, reposeful and refreshing sleep.
Relationship.--Compare: Avena sat; Dipodium punct; Gels; Hydr; Kali phos; Phos ac; Zinc.
Dose.--The best results are elicited with material doses (5-10) drops of tincture, several times daily. Continue its use until tonic effects ensue.