Red clover has long been a staple of natural healers due to its broad spectrum of uses and benefits.
In the past, interest and application has centered on women due to the high lebels of phytoestrogens in red clover. Now a new study confirms that red clover offers many benefits for men as well.
Red clover is a plant. The flower tops are used to make medicine.
Red clover is used for cancer prevention, indigestion, high cholesterol, whooping cough, cough, asthma, bronchitis, and sexually transmitted disease (STDs).
Some women use red clover for symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes; for breast pain or tenderness (mastalgia); and for premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
Red clover is applied to the skin for skin cancer, skin sores, burns and chronic skin diseases including eczema and psoriasis.
In foods and beverages, the solid extract of red clover is used as a flavoring ingredient.