The use of red clover in medicine is due to its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, diaphoretic and wound healing properties. The inflorescence has a hypertensive function. Due to its flavonoid content, preparations based on this plant help strengthen the walls of blood vessels. Due to the vitamin C content in clover, such preparations are used as a general tonic to improve immunity.
Red clover is used for shortness of breath, chronic cough and bronchial asthma. Preparations based on this plant are used to stop uterine bleeding. Clover medicines are widely used for inflammatory diseases of the eyes and ears. The inflorescences of the plant are effectively used to cleanse the liver of toxic compounds and in case of anaemia. Meadow clover preparations have strong astringent and anti-inflammatory properties. Due to these beneficial characteristics, folk medicine uses clover as a remedy for anaemia, haemorrhoids and inflammation of the lungs and appendages.
Clover has pronounced oncoprotective properties, so it is used to prevent tumour diseases of the breast, lymphatic system and ovaries. The plant is also used for rickets. The plant is useful in case of poisoning and diarrhoea as an astringent that can remove toxins.
Due to its medicinal properties, clover is often used for painful menstruation and in the treatment of anaemia. The ability to lower cholesterol levels makes the plant effective in the prevention of atherosclerosis. Decoctions of the inflorescences are used to treat inflammatory bladder diseases, as well as to treat burns. In folk medicine, the meadow clover is used to prepare baths for rickets in children. Crushed fresh leaves of the plant are used to treat skin diseases, bleeding wounds and nail bed abscesses.