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High in protein, contains 4 phytoestrogens. Helps regulate hormone balance and protect the body from cancer and other side effects of estrogen dominance. Also has isoflavones for cancer prevention. Helps enlarged prostate, menopause, hot flashes, skin healing, wounds, psoriasis. Red clover blossom and garlic- help thin blood, keep blood vessels pliable and reduce cholesterol, which alleviates high blood pressure and reduces the risk of blood clots. Clover blossoms are an expectorant, good for spasmodic coughs, bronchitis, asthma. Floral infusion in a douche helps alleviate vaginal itching. Plant red clover under fruit trees to provide lots of nutrients and nitrogen for the fruit trees. The roots go down 128 feet! It brings back serious nutrients from deep down. Use the flower. You can use the leaves but it may cause you gas unless you blend it up really good or make a tea with it. It’s best to not harvest red clover late in the year because it starts producing poison alkaloids. Never ferment clover- eat it fresh or dried, never in between. Dried flowers good for tea. The root is edible. Dried seed pods, leaves and flowers can be ground into powder. Flowers are sweet, anise-like with a hint of licorice. Raw flower heads can be difficult to digest. TOXIC LOOKALIKE- Crown Vetch, which has different leaves. Clover leaves look like clover, while crown vetch has little thin leaves on each side of leaf stem.
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The presence of Salix caprea, Frangula alnus, Rubus idaeus, Trifolium repens, Centaurea cyanus, Arctium tomentosum, Carum carvi, and Fagopyrum esculentum pollen in those honey samples points to a wide diversity of melliferous plants within the area of the Gomerta Landscape Reserve.
Tratamento Lagartas atraidas Trifolium repens 1.056 [+ or -] 0,051 a Rumex obtusifolius 0.977 [+ or -] 0,059 a Malus domestica 0.581 [+ or -] 0,049 b Plantago lanceolata 0.318 [+ or -] 0,032 c Medias seguidas por mesma letra nao diferem entre si pelo teste de Duncan a 5 % de probabilidade.
Variation in Flooding-Induced Morphological Traits in Natural Populations of White Clover (Trifolium Repens) and their Effects on Plant Performance during Soil Flooding, Annals of Botany 103(2): 377-386.
The treatments involved combinations of three irrigation frequencies and two P fertility treatments (described in detail below) applied to swards of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) and white clover (Trifolium repens).
(Briza), Calamagrostis viridiflavens (Cavir), Eragrostis lugens (Erlug), Hipoxis decumbens (Hidec), Vulpia australis (Vulau), Lolium multiforum (Lomul), Lotus corniculatus (Locor), Paspalum plicatulum (Papli), Trifolium repens (Trrep) e Setaria vaginata (Sevag).
Roedd y meillion coch (Trifolium pratense, red clover) a gwyn (Trifolium repens, 'white clover') yno yn swatio'n glos at y ddaear.