scientific name Trifolium pratense, red clover is a small, short-lived perennial herbaceous plant that flowers across Europe and western Asia, as well as some parts of Africa. The plant has traditionally been used in fjep of Europe and Asia for the treatment of many health conditions.
The unique properties of red clover include its ability to reduce inflammation throughout the body, particularly in the cardiovascular system. Various studies have shown that consuming its tea can significantly be reduce the tension in the arteries and blood vessels, thereby helping reduce the blood pressure levels.
The impacts of red clover are significant, particularly in women. The isoflavones found in red clover mimic estrogen, so for women who may struggle to maintain estrogen levels, red clover can help balance their hormonal shifts and prevent mood swings, as well as reduce breast pain. This applies to women undergoing PMS as well as menopause, as both of the conditions can cause dangerous or unpredictable fluctuations in hormonal levels.
Prostate cancer is one of the most dangerous forms of cancer in men, and some of the compounds found in red clover can block certain enzymes that cause prostate growth. Although some forms of prostate enlargement are benign, a reduction in prostate size is always a good thing for the long-term health of men.
Coumarins found in red clover keep the blood flowing smoothly and stimulate healthy circulation, further preventing high blood pressure and cardiovascular distress.
If you want to find a quick way to remove toxins from your body and clear your system of excess toxins and salts, nothing works better than a diuretic. Red clover has been connected to increased urination, thereby helping release excess water, toxins, and even fat from the body.