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Plant Information

Common Name: CLOVER - RED
Scientific Name: Trifolium pratense
Alternative Names: Purple Clover

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Trifolium pratense
Trifolium pratense


  • Perennial
  • Hardy perennial, long-stalked trifoliate leaves, purple-pink tubular flowers

Parts Used

  • Flowering tops

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Sweet, cooling alterative herb
  • Purifying - skin conditions
  • Treat cancer: breast / ovaries / lymphatic system, chronic degenerative diseases and spasms
  • Source of estrogen-like isoflavones - treatment for menopausal woman
  • Reduces impact of falling estrogen levels - protect heart and circulation in menopausal women
  • Traditionally used to treat breast cancer
  • Diuretic - help gout
  • Expectorant - spasmodic coughs, whooping cough and dry coughs

Other Uses

  • Cultivated for hay - is a nitrogen-fixing crop
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