Alfalfa is taken as a source of vitamins A, C, E, and K4; and minerals calcium, potassium, phosphorous, and iron. Vitamins A, C, E and Zinc are proven to help dissolve kidney stones, relieving fluid retention and swelling. You can find these vitamins and minerals in Alfalfa powder and Alfalfa sprouts. Since alfalfa is very rich in minerals needed for the formation and strengthening of bones, it has shown beneficial results in the care of arthritis. Alfalfa is known to reduce blood sugar levels, and is therefore considered a natural remedy for diabetes. helps auto-immune disorder, nourishing the digestive, skeletal, glandular and urinary system. Lowering cholesterol levels and preventing strokes. May also help whooping cough.