INCI (Medicago sativa). Modern herbalists refer to alfalfa as "The Big Daddy of them all" in terms of nutritional value. Alfalfa contains vitamins A, B1, B6, B12, C, E, K, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, folic acid, and many essential amino acids. Additionally, alfalfa contains proteins, calcium, phosphorus, manganese, iron, zinc, and copper. Not only is alfalfa nutritious, it also provides the skin and hair with cleansing and purifying qualities.
Country of Origin: USA
Bontanical Name: Medicago sativa
Uses in Cosmetics, Soap, Ect.:
1. Alfalfa powder can be added to cold process soaps at slight trace to provide the skin with nutrients and healing properties. Alfalfa powder can also be added to melt and pour soap while it is melted. Alfalfa powder is a natural soap colorant; providing a green color to soap.
2. Alfalfa powder can be added to bath tea formulas.
3. Alfalfa powder can be added to bath salt formulas, and scrubs.
4. Alfalfa powder can be added to facial mask formulas, and foot treatments.
5. Alfalfa powder can be infused and added to lotions, creams, and ointments.
6. Alfalfa powder is used in face tonic, body wash, shampoo, conditioner recipes.
7. Alfalfa powder can be used in bath bomb recipes.
8. Alfalfa powder can be infused in massage oils.
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