Red Clover Blossoms Whole (Organic)

Red Clover Blossoms Whole (Organic)

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Common Name

Red Clover Blossoms

Latin Name

Trifolium pratense

Family

Fabaceae

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Overview

Red clover is native to Africa, Asia, and Europe, and is naturalized in many other parts of the world. They work well both on their own and when combined with other herbs.

Typical Preparations

Can be taken internally as a tea, powder, in capsules, and as an extract. 

Medicinal Uses

Red clover is nourishing and can help to enhance the detoxification functions of the liver and lymphatic system. It can be beneficial for chronic acne, eczema, and psoriasis. Red clover is extremely high in phytoestrogens, making it especially valuable for menopausal women.

Active Constituents

Isoflavones, flavonoids, phenolic glycosides, coumarins, cyanogenic glycosides, minerals.

Other

Druids believed that red clover could ward off evil. Medieval Christians believed that the three lobbed leaves were associated with the trinity and the four lobbed leaves were a symbol of the cross.