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Red Clover - Trifolium pratense

Red Clover - Trifolium pratense


System: Skin.


Qualities/Actions: Red clover is a popular herb known for its use in traditional medicine for its ability to support overall health and well-being. Rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, red clover is often used in teas, tinctures, and salves to support hormone balance, improve skin health, and ease menopausal discomfort. Additionally, red clover is believed to have expectorant and blood-cleansing properties, making it a popular choice for respiratory health and detoxification.


Alterative: Gradually restore the proper function of the body and increase health and vitality.

Anti-inflammatory: Controls inflammation, a reaction to injury or infection.

Antimicrobial: Kills microorganisms such as bacteria or mold, or stops them from growing and causing disease.

Antispasmodic: Used to suppress smooth muscle contraction, especially in tubular organ. The effect is to prevent spasms and cramps of the stomach, intestine and bladder.

Demulcent: Relieves inflammation or irritation.

Estrogenic: Molecules that stimulate the production of estrogen.

Expectorant: Used to help clear mucus (phlegm) from your airway.

Nutritive: Rich in vitamins and minerals; providing a source of easily assimilated nutrients to aid in the body's innate function and hemostasis.


Common Use: Infusion, Tincture.


Safety: Red clover can have a blood thinning efffect (as it contains coumarins), but only IF the herb is fermented - so it is important to fully dry red clover blossoms carefully. As long as the herb isn't moldy or fermented, it will not have a blood-thinning effect.


Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark place in an airtight container.





Disclaimer: this information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA or CFIA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.

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