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RED CLOVER // Trifolium pratense Key Constituents: phytoestrogenic isoflavones (genistein, diadzen, formononetin, biochanin), volatile oil, coumarins, cyanogenic glycosides, vitamins, minerals, salicylates, polysaccharides Actions: Alterative, Expectorant, Anti-inflammatory, Antispasmodic Energy: Cooling & Moistening Red clover is a perennial in the pea family which, although native to Europe, grows freely throughout the world in fields, meadows, lawns and roadsides. The flowering tops and leaves are used in teas, tinctures, or infused oils. It is rich in protein (including all of the amino acids) as well as minerals and vitamins, such as vitamins B and C, calcium, magnesium, thiamine, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, nitrogen, and iron. It tastes...

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