Application of red clover in folk medicine

The herbaceous perennial plant can reach up to 80 centimeters in height. Stem tubular, branched, erect. Leaves are oval in shape, triple. Inflorescences-globose heads. Flowers in the form of corollas, pink or crimson. It grows everywhere. It is used as an excellent honey plant, fodder plant, a component in folk medicine.

  • chemical composition
  • Useful properties
  • Application
  • Infusions
  • from cancer
  • cells When ARI
  • Cardiovascular
  • diseases When pain
  • head from varicose
  • alcoholic infusion for cancer
  • decoctions for general weakness and lethargy
  • body byincreased level of sugar
  • For clarification of pigmentations
  • Soothing decoction of
  • Tinctures of
  • From angina
  • With menstrual pains
  • With burns
  • Alcohol onToyko boils
  • Ointments
  • of wounds and burns for
  • freckles
  • Contraindications
  • Harvesting and storage

chemical composition in leaves and inflorescences red clover contain vitamins and minerals:

  • carotene;
  • essential oils;
  • fatty oils;
  • proteins;
  • fats;
  • cellulose;
  • phytoestrogens;
  • tanning agents;
  • flavonoids;
  • salicylic acid.
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Useful properties

Based on the chemical composition of the plant, it is able to provide therapeutic and preventive actions for various diseases.

Clover actions on the body:

  • choleretic;
  • is a diuretic;
  • diaphoretic;
  • is an anti-inflammatory;
  • antiseptic;
  • expectorant;
  • astringent;
  • hemostatic.

The terrestrial part of the plant is used for treatment and prevention with:

  • hypertension,
  • elevated cholesterol,
  • urinary tract diseases,
  • diabetes,
  • getting rid of cancer cells in the early stages;
  • in case of skin lesions.

Decoction of the roots will serve as a medicine in difficult cases:

  • gastritis;
  • stomach ulcers;
  • inflammation of the intestine;
  • profuse menstruation.

Clover honey also has a number of healing actions among which:

  • prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis;
  • increase in general body tone;
  • prevention of inflammatory diseases.
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Clover for treatment is used as tinctures and decoctions( often paired with other medicinal plants).

The most famous recipes of folk medicine with the application of clover:

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Infusions of the redhead are very effective in combating cancer cells and viral diseases.

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From cancer cells

15 grams of the color of the red-head pour boiling water( 150-200 milliliters), leave for 10 minutes. Take three times a day.

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With ORD

350 grams of the color of the redhead are brewed with one liter of water. Leave to infuse under the closed lid for 50-60 minutes. Take infusion at least three times a day for colds( once a day as a prophylaxis).

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From cardiovascular diseases

15 large flowers of the red-chevron to bring to a boil in 300 milliliters of water. Let the infusion reach within 10 minutes. Take 100 milliliters three times daily before meals.

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For headaches

Mix 200 grams of a red-chevron( color and leaves) with vodka( 400 milliliters).Let it brew for a week. Take one tablespoon when you have pain.

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From varices

Leave clover flowers in hot water for 15 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Distribute the color over the affected areas of the legs. Wrap the food film and leave for forty minutes.

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Alcoholic infusion for oncological diseases

In a half-liter jar lay dry clover inflorescences by one third of the volume. Grass pour vodka and insist in a closed pot for 14 days. Regularly shake the contents of the can. Strain the infusion and take 1 teaspoon of 21 days. Take 20 minutes before each meal. After 21 days, take a break for 2 weeks, then repeat the course.

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Decoctions from the red-chevron can be used for the treatment and prevention of diseases, and can be consumed as tea.

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With general weakness and lethargy of the body

Dilute a couple of spoons of clover flowers, lemon juice and honey in hot water. Drink before each meal.

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With increased sugar level

Bring 200 grams of clover to a boil( proportions per 1 liter of water).Eat twice a day before meals.

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To lighten pigmentations

Mix 100 grams of clover flowers and 250 milliliters of water. To boil. Let the broth brew for 5 days. Freeze the broth and wipe the face with ice cubes.

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Soothing decoction of

200 grams of fresh flowers pour a liter of water and boil for 5-7 minutes over low heat. Cool liquid, drain. You can drink instead of water or tea. You can add honey. After a week the person becomes noticeably calmer, the general mood and sleep improves.

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Tinctures can be prepared from dry clover and fresh plant flowers.

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From angina

Pour a glass of fresh clover 0.5 liters of alcohol or vodka. Make up in a glass container. Cover tightly. Tincture put for two weeks in a warm and dark place. Shake every other day. Take tincture of 20 drops three times a day for 40 minutes before meals.

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For menstrual pains

2 tablespoons of dried flowers pour 200 grams of boiling for 6 hours in a closed glass container. Infusion strain and drink 0.5 cup a few days before the start of menstruation.

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For burns of

2 tablespoons of clover and chamomile inflorescence infuse with a glass of steep boiling water. A warm strained tincture to make a compress on the affected areas of the skin.

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Alcohol tincture with boils

200 grams of red-head flower mixed with 500 milliliters of vodka. Give the tincture to reach within two weeks( in a dark place).Apply pointwise to the area with a boil.

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Clover color can be used to prepare ointments for treatment and as cosmetology.

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From wounds and burns to

Mix clover color and olive oil in a 1: 2 ratio. Insist more than two weeks. The resulting mixture is used as an ointment on the affected parts of the body.

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From freckles

Collect the seeds of the red-head. Squeeze out the juice in the mortar. Wipe the resulting gruel skin areas covered with freckles. Leave for a while on the skin, and after the rest simply wash off.

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Clover intake is contraindicated:

  • suffering from obesity;
  • for varicose veins and thrombophlebitis;
  • in the extragenic case of cancer;
  • pregnant;
  • for women in the lactation period;
  • to allergens;
  • people with high blood pressure.

In the initial stages of herbal medicine, there may be various side effects( diarrhea, migraine, nausea).

Important! Begin the treatment of folk remedies with the use of a red-chevron with a minimum dosage.
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Procurement and storage of

In medicine and cosmetology, the flower itself( including leaves and stems) and its root are used. The collection falls on a period of profuse flowering. The plant is being excavated. The root is cleared from the surplus of the earth, washed out and dried together with the whole plant. Then the clover must be dried completely. It is best to divide the plant immediately into leaves and stems, flowers and roots. To store the dried raw materials it is necessary hermetically packed, in a dry warm place.

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