Trifolium pretense | definition of Trifolium pretense by Medical dictionary
Trifolium pretense (trĭ-fōl′ē-ŭm prĕ-tĕn′sē) [L., lit. “extended trefoil”]
The scientific name for red clover, an herbal remedy containing phytoestrogens. Despite its estrogenic chemistry it is not an effective treatment for hot flashes occurring in menopause.
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Estelle Loing of Unipex Innovations presented a paper on modulating alopecia, using two specific and unique ingredients, Trifolium pretense
(red clover) flower extract and acetyl tetrapep-tide-3.