Please Note: Sprout is unable to send seeds to Western Australia due to the State's Quarantine laws.
With 100% Certified Organic bioSnacky seeds it is easy to grow crisp, fresh sprouts on a daily basis in your own home.
Alfalfa sprouts compliment light meals at any time of the year. The slightly bitter, mildly nutty taste gives a distinctive flavour to salads, soups, dips and many other dishes.
Alfalfa sprouts are an excellent source of essential nutrients and contribute to healthy, balanced nutrition.
Added Sugar, Gluten, Wheat, Artificial Flavours, Preservatives or Colouring, Peanut, Nut, Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), Hydrolised Vegetable Protein (HVP), animal by-products, Artificial Fertilizers and Pesticides, Synthetically Produced Substances, Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) and Genetic Engineering (GE)
Good to Know
Alfalfa sprouts contain vitamins A, B2, B3, C, D as well as numerous minerals and trace elements such as magnesium, iron, all 8 essential amino-acids, protein, chlorophyll and fibres.
Organic* ungerminated Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) seeds for sprouting.
* Sourced from Certified Organically controlled crops
Directions for Use
Before sprouting, rinse Fenugreek seeds thoroughly in fresh water then soak for a minimum 12 hours, maximum 18 hours.
For best results sow seeds thinly.
Seeds for 1 cup of seedlings
Ideal sprouting Temperature
Sprouts ready to eat (in approx days)
* We recommend the use of a bioSnacky Sprouter.
* Germination time may vary with temperature.
When seeds are ready to harvest pull required amount from tray to add to your meal, or remove all shoots and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Start growing more live shoots and sprouts.
Store ungerminated seeds in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight.
Consume when desired with meals.
Further Information on Alfalfa Sprouts
Most popular due to its great taste and extremely rich source of chlorophyll and magnesium.
Alfalfa sprouts contain concentrated amounts of phytochemicals which can protect us against disease such as pancreatic, colon and leukaemia cancers, osteoporosis, fibrocystic breasts tumours, high cholesterol, arteriosclerosis and cardiovascular disease and symptoms associated with PMT and menopause. If you are trying to give up smoking, alfalfa sprouts are a good food to eat, due to it being an alkaline food. Research has shown that alkaline foods reduce the amount of nicotine depleted in the urine which reduces cravings. Great texture in sandwiches, salads and omelettes - not to mention an easy snack to grab and munch on straight from your sprouter.
Alfalfa is really a member of the pea family, making it a legume. It is indeed a remarkable plant as it can be planted anywhere in the world, at any time of the year, regardless of temperature and climate and it harvests in only 7 days.
Alfalfa sprouts derived from alfalfa seeds. They are white and thread-like, with tiny green tops. Its juice tastes mild and can be easily mixed with any other juices.
Alfalfa sprouts juice contains a myriad of valuable nutrients such as calcium, folic acid, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, phosphorus, potassium, silicon, sodium, zinc.
This is the only plant that supplies the full range of vitamins, from vitamin A, B complex (even B12), C, E to K. Alfalfa sprouts placed in indirect sun for a couple of days before harvesting, even produce nutritious blood-healing chlorophyll.
The wide range and high concentration of so many compounds present in alfalfa sprouts juice make this plant highly nutritive.
Anti-oxidant rich: Alfalfa sprouts is the top source of anti-oxidant among all vegetables. By drinking this juice regularly, it could prevent untold number of degenerative diseases. Some examples are heart disease, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis and even cancer.
Arthritis: A compound in alfalfa sprouts inhibits inflammation, making this plant highly beneficial for arthritis sufferers.
High blood pressure: Eat your way out of high-blood pressure with this plant that contains something magical that helps lower blood pressure.
Immune booster: Drinking alfalfa sprouts juice regularly will greatly boost your immune function as it increases the activity of your natural killer cells.
Leukemia: Recent studies also suggested that an amino-acid called L-canavanine, may be a natural agent that is effective to fight leukemia.
Lower LDL (bad) cholesterol: The active components in alfalfa have been tested to lower LDL cholesterol accumulation in the liver.
Short-sightedness: A study shows that this juice may also be responsible in the treatment of short-sightedness.
Ulcers of the intestine: This highly nutritive juice is also very gentle and healing for patients with ulcers in the intestine.
Individuals who have or are at risk for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) should avoid or limit alfalfa consumption. Though not proven in human, this juice may induce or worsen this condition.
No matter how good anything is, remember moderation always. Never overdo by overdosing.
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Available in a 40gr, 200gr or 1kg packs. Call Sprout on 1300793070 if you have any questions or would like to order over the phone.
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