Trifolium pretense

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.
Red clover (Trifolium pretense) is one source of isoflavones.
The also said that increased consumption of dietary isoflavones is associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer, and that red clover (Trifolium pretense) is one source of isoflavones.