|Traditionally, the blossoms from the red clover plant were
used as a tonic taken in the spring to promote good health and peace of mind. Red Clover
contains small amounts of silica, choline, calcium and lecithin, all important for
normal body function. Red Clover help with muscle relaxation and also is a good
expectorant. It is an old-time topical remedy for eczema.
Red Clover has a variety of phytochemicals, including genisteine. This compound is a
phyto-estrogen and has reported angiogenic activity.
Common Uses of Red Clover in herbal medicines: Blood purification, alterative,
antineoplastic, skin ailments, wounds; antispasmodic, bronchitis, coughs. Red Clover
combines well with other herbs; Burdock, Stillinngia, Golden Seal, etc. Believed to be
soothing to nerves, ulcers, psoriasis, eczema, and gentle enough for children.