Feel free nasušit those graceful and bright pink flowers red clover. Treat such diseases, such as catarrh of the digestive tract, eczema, cough and bronchitis .. many women can even appreciate its effects to alleviate unpleasant problems associated with menopause.
Clover is the highlight of every blooming meadows, his round, deep to pale pink flowers all summer contrast beautifully with trees and other vegetation. It is also important bee plant, you might as kids tried to suck the sweet nectar from the flowers of individual tubes. But because the nectar is stored relatively deep in flowers, preferably to him getting insects with a long proboscis, eg bumblebees and butterflies.
For us it is especially important in clover as fodder (mainly grown, white flowering clover field) and as a medicinal herb, the effects of which are proven generations. Clover advantage is that it has no unpleasant side effects tea and it is even quite tasty.
Clover treat diarrhea and catarrh of the digestive tract
Most beneficial for our health is certainly a disinfectant of substances in this herb. This can be used mainly in the treatment of catarrh and unpleasant infections of the gastrointestinal tract. Clover and help us as in the case of diarrhea, intestinal colic, vomiting and food poisoning. Treatment of such digestive problems should of course be accompanied by a corresponding diet and increased fluid intake, and just herbal teas or disinfection is an appropriate choice.
Clover for detoxication
Disinfection effect of clover for us advantageously combined with detoxifying effect, commonly we would say that clover cleans the blood. Therefore, this herb can be added to cleansing tea blends. Beneficial effect on our lymphatic system and helps with removing toxins established. Can help us even in rheumatism and gout, it is also recommended for diabetics.
Clover for the treatment of coughs, colds and bronchitis
Disinfecting and detoxifying effects clover us can be beneficial in the treatment of respiratory diseases such as colds, bronchitis, sore throat and flu, etc. Effect of clover helps the body with stripping and destruction of infectious agents and burdensome toxins, reduces and simplifies and treatment of these diseases. As we have already mentioned above, the shamrock also has a pleasant flavor and soften even less so delicious herbal mixture.
Clover alleviates problems associated with menopause
Red clover may be found as part of herbal teas to mitigate problems associated with menopause. Many women report that after a long and regular use of clover tea, or with a mixture of ingredients, they are noticeably relieved and feel more balanced. Most clover helps with very unpleasant attendant problems of menopause, namely eg insomnia, hot flushes, sudden nausea, etc.
Beneficial effects of clover on our skin
Red clover can also be used to treat skin conditions, such as certain types of eczema, minor skin injuries, acne, rashes, etc. The main word here is again disinfectant action which accelerates the overall healing of skin ailments and prevents their further spread. The brine dried, but also fresh clover we can prepare either lotions for topical treatment of the whole body or bath.
Collection and drying clover
Given the relatively abundant occurrence this time of the herbs and flowers (almost all summer) everyone can do supply for later use. Healing the whole aboveground part of the plant, but most flowers, collected at the time of peak flowering. If they start clover flowers on the plant to dry out and turn brown, they are ready for harvest. We choose only fully blooming flowers and apparently healthy, which slice off from the plant (we worked with several adjacent sheets) and a thin layer is then dried in the shade or in a well-ventilated room. When storing be careful not to dried drug safe from moisture and pests, therefore we choose well resealable container and dry room.
Recipe for tea / infusion of red clover blossoms: 2 tablespoons dried flower pour 0.5 liters of boiling water and let stand for about 5 minutes, strain and sip warm.
Tea from red clover can be safely used even after a longer period, or add it to tea blends.
Sources used: 500 best recipes of folk medicine
The author Red clover cures diarrhea, eczema and bronchitis: Michaela Vorlová