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The alfalfa plant (Medicago sativa Linn.) is grown for its unique blend of protein, B vitamins, and minerals. It is a perennial flowering legume widely grown across the world. The sprouts and whole plant material can be used to deliver essential nutrients and phytoactive compounds.
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