Red clover is a widely cultivated perennial in North America and Europe. It is widely used in traditional Chinese and Russian medicine. We recognize the very characteristic ball-shaped flower which is considered to have many medicinal virtues. In fact, we associate antispasmodic and expectorant properties with red clover. It is believed that clover also exhibits estrogenic properties associated with the presence of isoflavones. Red clover flowers are also used a lot to alleviate the symptoms of menopause.
What Do Red Clover Flowers Taste Like?
When you try the red clover flowers, you may notice a certain herbal and vegetal taste. Also, its smell is reminiscent of a field of wildflowers. Clover leaves can be mixed into salads or the flower can be infused into the tea.
More than 30 cultures around the world use red clover to treat suspected or diagnosed cancers. Also, red clover has an action on respiratory function and relieves bronchitis, coughs, and hoarse throats. Red clover is an ideal plant to integrate into our daily diet to prevent and fight against certain cancers. This is because red clover contains a naturally occurring bioactive compound known as formononetin that helps fight breast cancer.
Ingredient: Red clover (Trifolium Pratense)