Red Clover

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Fringe medicine A flower said to provide a sense of calm
Herbal medicine An herb that contains coumarins, cyanogenic glycosides, flavonoids, phenolic glycosides, and salicylates. Red clover is antispasmodic, expectorant and mildly sedative
Toxicity Red clover is a phytooestrogen and should not be used in pregnancy or given to young children
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White and purple clover nestles beside the dry stone wall, While the brazen buttercup and daisy tried to cover all.
They thrive around the late summer flowers of lucerne, black knapweed, rattle, crucifers and purple clover.
"All I really want are some sweet purple clovers from the mountaintop," she told everyone, smiling.