As the king of alkaline foods, Asparagus Extract helps promote optimal wellness throughout the body. Since ancient times, asparagus has been used as more than just a food. Throughout history its most widespread health application has been for support of fluid balance and cleansing. Asparagus is a member of the lily family, which includes leeks, garlic and onion. It is an alkaline food known to provide healthy amounts of vitamins A, C and K, and it is one of the few vegetables that has the ideal 2:1 ratio of calcium and magnesium.