Alfalfa has been used as an herbal medicine for over 1,500 years. Alfalfa is high in protein, calcium, plus other minerals, vitamins in the B group, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, and vitamin K group, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, and vitamin K.
The main use of anise in European herbal medicine was for its carminative effect, as noted by John Gerard in an early encyclopedia of herbal medicine. The essential oil has reportedly been used as an insecticide against head-lice and mites.
Astragalus propinquus is used in traditional Chinese medicine, where it is used to speed healing and treat diabetes. In western herbal medicine, Astragalus is primarily considered a tonic for enhancing metabolism and digestion