Botanical.com Home Page
Botanical: Trifolium pratense (LINN.)
Click on graphic for larger image
Several stems 1 to 2 feet high, arising from the one root, slightly hairy; leaves ternate, leaflets ovate, entire, nearly smooth, ending in long point often lighter coloured in centre, flowers red to purple, fragrant, in dense terminal ovoid or globular heads.
---Medicinal Action and Uses---The fluid extract of Trifolium is used as an alterative and antispasmodic. An infusion made by 1 OZ. to 1 pint of boiling water may with advantage be used in cases of bronchial and whooping-cough. Fomentations and poultices of the herb have been used as localapplications to cancerous growths.
---Dosages---1 drachm of fluid extract, 1 to 2 drachms of infusion.
Purchase from Richters Seeds
Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) Seeds
White Clover (Trifolium repens 'Rivendel') Seeds
Dragon’s Blood Clover (Trifolium repens 'Dragon’s Blood') Plants
© Copyright Protected 1995-2017 Botanical.com