Scientific Name: Trifolium pratense
Other Names: Beebread, Cow Clover, Meadow Clover, Missouri Milk Vetch, Purple Clover, Trefoil, Wild Clover
Parts Used: Flower Head
Preparation & Dosage:
Herbal Actions: Alterative, Antibiotic, Antineoplastic, Antispasmodic, Detoxifier, Diuretic, Expectorant, Lymphatic, Phytoestrogenic
Uses: Acne, Athlete’s Foot, Boils, Breast Cancer, Bronchitis, Childhood Eczema, Chronic Skin Eruptions, Clogged Pores, Constipation, Coughs, Cysts, Eczema, Estrogen Replacement after Menopause, Fibroids, Gallbladder Stimulant, Gout, Hormone Imbalance, Lack of Appetite, Liver Stimulant, Menopause Symptoms, Ovarian Cysts, Persistent Sores, Psoriasis, Respiratory Issues, Rheumatic Pains, Salivary Gland Congestion, Sebaceous Cysts, Skin Conditions, Spasmodic Coughs, Stomach Issues, Throat Conditions, Tuberculosis, Tumors, Whooping Cough
Contraindications: May potentiate the effects of anticoagulant drugs. May cause infertility and growth disorders and may foster growth of estrogen-related tumors. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. May interact with blood thinners, drugs that affect platelets such as aspirin, and oral contraceptives.