Red Clover

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What other names is Red Clover known by?

Beebread, Clovone, Cow Clover, Daidzein, Genistein, Isoflavone, Meadow Clover, Miel des Prés, Phytoestrogen, Purple Clover, Trebol Rojo, Trèfle Commun, Trèfle des Prés, Trèfle Pourpre, Trèfle Rouge, Trèfle Rougeâtre, Trèfle Violet, Trefoil, Trifolium, Trifolium pratense, Wild Clover.

What is Red Clover?

Red clover is a plant. The flower tops are used to make medicine.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • High cholesterol in women
  • Menopausal symptoms, hot flashes.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Prevention of osteoporosis in women, prostate gland symptoms (such as increased nighttime urination) in men, cancer prevention, indigestion, lung problems (cough, bronchitis, asthma), cyclical breast pain, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), premenstrual syndrome (PMS), skin problems (cancerous growths, burns, eczema, psoriasis), and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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