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- What other names is Alfalfa known by?
- What is Alfalfa?
- Is Alfalfa effective?
- How does Alfalfa work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Alfalfa.
Alfalfa might also cause some people's skin to become extra sensitive to the sun. Wear sunblock outside, especially if you are light-skinned.
Do not take alfalfa if:
- You have systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
- You have diabetes.
- You have a hormone sensitive condition including breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids.
- You have received an organ transplant.
- You have an immune system disorder such as multiple sclerosis (MS), lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), or other immune system conditions called "autoimmune disease."
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