Red clover is a flowering herb that grows in meadows and along roadsides in the United States. But this amazing plant doubles as a powerful expectorant to treat bronchitis, whooping cough and asthma. And its amazing abilities dont end there!
Considered one the worlds oldest herbs, red clover has been used by people in Europe, Africa, Asia, China and Russia. Native Americans discovered red clover when Europeans brought it to the states. They quickly added this remarkable plant to their herbal remedies.
Not only successful in treating internal infections and aiding in digestion, you can apply red clover directly to your skin to help relieve itchy inflammations from psoriasis and eczema. Plus it can help clear your embarrassing acne outbreaks! Whats more, red clover is said to relieve the pain and discomfort of athletes foot.
Recent studies have also linked red clover as a helpful remedy for a number of diseases and ailments including:
- Cancer (prevention and a supplementary treatment for
- Hormone replacement therapy & menopausal symptoms
- High cholesterol
- Prostate enlargement and prostate cancer
- Hot flashes in menopausal women and in men following
In fact, Americans used the ball-shaped flowers of the three-leafed red clover to treat cancer as early as the 1930s. A number of trifolium compoundsnamed for red clovers scientific name, Trifolium pratensewere marked as blood purifiers, and the herb remained in the National Formulary until 1946.
Reports also show red clover can help cleanse your liver, spleen, kidney and bowels. Whats more, this herb contains significant amounts of the antioxidant chemical tocopherol, which is a potent form of vitamin E.
You can boil red clover leaves to produce a tea or purchase a supplement in pill form. So, start seeing redthe remarkable red clover, that is!