REVIEW ON NUTRITIONAL PROFILE OF Medicago sativa SEEDS

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Published: 2021-04-19

Page: 261-264


SAKSHI PANDEY *

Faculty of Agriculture and Veternairy Sciences, Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women's University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. India.

KRUTIKA SHENMARE

Faculty of Agriculture and Veternairy Sciences, Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women's University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

All over the world the herbal medicine acts as the representative of the most important fields of traditional medicine. The medicinal plants are useful for healing as well as for curing of human disease because of the presence of phytochemical and antioxidant constituents. Alfalfa sprouts are often consumed as vegetable salad and their leaves and solid are sold as bulk powdered herb, capsules and tablets for nutritional supplement in health food stores. The extracts from alfalfa sprouts, leaves and roots have been indicated to be helpful in lowering cholesterol level in animal and human studies.

Keywords: Alfalfa, antioxidants, nutrients, malting


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PANDEY, S., & SHENMARE, K. (2021). REVIEW ON NUTRITIONAL PROFILE OF Medicago sativa SEEDS. Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 4(1), 261–264. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIR/article/view/2077

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