Trifolium pratense flower



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Medicinal uses:-

Red clover is applied to the skin for skin cancer, skin sores, burns, and chronic skin diseases including eczema and psoriasis.

Red clover is used for cancer prevention, indigestion, high cholesterol, whooping cough, cough, asthma, bronchitis, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Trifolium pratense flowers



Red clover flower on white close up

 

 

Common name:- Red clover.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Fabales
Family:     Fabaceae
Subfamily:     Faboideae
Genus:     Trifolium
Species:     T. pratense
Binomial name
Trifolium pratense

Uses:-

Red clover is commonly used to make a sweet-tasting herbal tea.

In foods and beverages, the solid extract of red clover is used as a flavoring ingredient.

It is an ingredient in some recipes for essiac tea.

It  is used in traditional medicine of India as deobstruent, antispasmodic, expectorant, sedative, anti-inflammatory and antidermatosis agent.

The flower tops are used to make medicine.