The red clover blossom is actually the common pink blossom that we see. This is a powerful fertility herb. When shopping for the dried red clover blossom, make sure you find an organic supplier. There is also Red Clover Extract or Pills available from vitamin stores or online. The attractive red flowers of the red clover have been used in the practice of medicine over the ages, as an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, and blood thinner.
Scientists and researches have found identified estrogen-like substances called isoflavones and anticoagulant chemicals called coumarins in red clover herb. The part of the plant that is used is only the blossom and it is used in it’s dried form. The isoflavones can increase fertility rates. It is also effective in menopausal women for decreasing the side effects suffered during menopause. Clover tea is a great womens tea.
It is this herb in capsule form or put into a cup of tea which reduces the symptoms associated with pre-menopause and menopause.
Red clover contains antispasmodic and antiseptic properties, which make it an excellent treatment for coughs, except for instances where production of phlegm is needed, such as influenza or bronchitis. Then it is recommended to combine it with a good expectorant such as mullein.
A number of minerals have also been found in red clover, which are great for boosting the immune system, including: