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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

trefoil

includes the Medicago and Lotus genera of the family Fabaceae.

trefoil dermatitis
photosensitization caused by ingestion of medicagopolymorpha (M. denticulata).
trefoil rattlepod
crotalariamedicaginea.
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The expression of the trefoil peptides pS2 and human spasmolytic polypeptide (hSP) in 'gastric metaplasia' of the proximal duode num: implications for the nature of 'gastric metaplasia'.
The big trefoil germplasm incorporates more than 80 accessions from at least 8 countries.
Insects that had once sipped bellflower nectar like pros fumbled bled like first-timers after they had been forced to partake of trefoils for a while.
Birdsfoot trefoil is a fine-stemmed, yellow-flowered forage crop that resembles alfalfa; but it tolerates poor soil conditions and abuse from grazing animals much better than alfalfa.
Development and property management services for the Center are provided by Trefoil Properties, LP, on behalf of its affiliated Mid-Atlantic real estate fund, Spectrum Alliance, LP.
Brenda Newman, chairman of the Kenilworth and Warwick Trefoil Guides, said: "Everyone should be very proud of themselves.
The Girl Guiding movement is celebrating its centenary this years and I am still in the movement as a Trefoil Guild member.
The Parish Church of St Mary, Walton on the Hill The Lord Bishop of Liverpool Mr & Mrs Pearce Bootle & Litherland Trefoil Guild Francis Osborne
The Huddersfield winners - nine of whom are pictured - are all members of the Trefoil Guild, which is dedicated to helping the Guide Movement.
This should quickly get rid of all weeds, although the yellow trefoil may need several treatments.
The coroner recorded a suicide verdict on Mr Deakin, 42, of Trefoil Close, Birchwood, Warrington.
The traditional trefoil window arch expressed in timber is ubiquitous, along with corbelled timber dentils used as a supporting cornice.