Red Clover Bulk Herb
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Red Clover Bulk Herb

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COMMON NAME

 Standardized: red clover

 

BOTANICAL NAME

 Trifolium pratense L.
Plant Family: Fabaceae

 

OVERVIEW

 Red clover is a low growing perennial, native to northwest Africa, Asia, and Europe. It has since been naturalized and cultivated in many parts of the world, including North America. The flower heads are collected in full bloom, during the summer months.

Druids believed that it could ward off evil spells and witches, while Medieval Christians believed that the three lobbed leaves were associated with the trinity and the four lobbed leaves as a symbol of the cross.

PARTS USED

Dried aerial portions, leaf and flower.

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS

Tea and extracts. Can be powdered and encapsulated.