Red Clover

Trifolium pratense            Family: Leguminosae



Caution: Has blood thinning properties, avoid if taking heart medications or if you have any blood thinning problems; discontinue 2 weeks before and after surgery

Doses: 10-30 drops tincture up to 3 times daily, 1tsp infused in 1 Cup of water, can take 2-3 Cups of infusion daily

Personal Experience: Infusion of both dried or fresh and mild tasting; I prefer infusion over tincture; flowers are edible and slightly sweet.

Parts Used: Blossoms and leaves

Range: Worldwide in temperate and tropical climates

Habitat & Growing Conditions: Likes fields and meadows

Traditional Chinese Medicinal Flavors: Sweet, salty, cool


Key Constituents:

Try red clover as a tea or in one of our blends: 


Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide, Rosemary Gladstar, p193; 

Today’s Herbal Health, Louise Tenney, p105

The Way of Herbs, Michael Tierra, p185


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