Clover, red (Trifolium pratense) Non-Native

Clover, red (Trifolium pratense)

Parts used: flowers, leaf

Medicinal and other uses: Alterative action is useful for skin conditions especially when combined with Burdock (Arctium lappa) and Yellow dock (Rumex crispus). Also an expectorant and useful for spasmodic coughs. Has a significant phytoestrogenic activity and is increasingly being used for menopausal symptoms. Also widely cultivated for hay and as a nitrogen fixing cover crop.

Cautions: None stated (Chevallier 277).

Clover, red Trifolium pratense

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