Red Clover
Trifolium Pratense 

Red clover, 400 years empirical history, powerful anti-cancer it thins blood and improves circulation. Excellent herb for lungs, has antibiotic qualities strong blood cleanser.Red clover has at least 400 years of empirical history where people used this herb to cure such diseases as cancer and those mentioned below.    When Red Clover was introduced into America, it was quickly absorbed by the American Indian cultures who realized its medicinal uses internally and externally.

Ancients called it Triphyllon, meaning "three leaves".   This term also relates to the common name, Clover, which stems from "clava", meaning "three-leaved".   The three leaves were said to correspond to the triad goddesses of Mythology, and later to the Trinity in Christianity.

According to the Doctrine of Signatures, the white crescentic markings on the leaflets of red clover were seen as a sign that the plant could be of benefit in the treatment of cataracts.   The three-lobed leaves were associated with the Holy Trinity by medieval Christians.   Although red clover is a native European plant, it was not until it became naturalized in North America and the Native Americans had discovered its medicinal properties that it was recognized as a medicine in Europe.   The flowers were a popular anti-cancer remedy in the 1930s.    Red clover is widely cultivated as animal fodder; the isoflavones are oestrogenic in animals which may ingest large quantities and it has a contraceptive effect on sheep.

Harry Hoxsey, ND started the first cancer clinic in Mexico, used Red Clover in his treatments.    Thompsonian herbalists also use Red Clover in their anti-cancer formulas.    Red clover thins the blood and improves circulation one of the reasons it is such a great cancer fighter.  

Red clover is an excellent herb for the lungs; it can be used to treat lung congestion, bronchitis and whooping cough, weak chests and wheezing.    This herb also has antibiotic qualities that are useful against several bacteria, including tubercular bacilli.   Red Clover can also be used as a gargle for throat soreness, swelling and infections

Red Clover contains Vitamins A, B-Complex, C, F and P.    Red Clover also contains the minerals Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Calcium, Copper, Selenium, Molybdenum and Tin.

Acne, Aids, Anti-cancer, Bladder Problems, Blood Cleanser, Blood Purifier, boils, Bronchitis, Cancer, Leukemia, Liver Congestion, Nervous Conditions, Psoriasis, Skin Disorders, Spasms, Toxins, Tumors, Urinary Problems, Vaginal Irritation, Rheumatism.

Little Herb Encyclopedia, by Jack Ritchason; N.D., Woodland Publishing Incorporated, 1995
Planetary Herbology, Michael Tierra, C.A., N.D., Lotus Press, 1988
Herbaly Yours, by Penny C. Royal, Pub. Sound Nutrition, 1982





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