Red clover is known to ease the symptoms of menopause as an effective all natural treatment. It is also said to improve bone density and lower the risk of heart related problems like high cholesterol and high blood pressure. It can also treat conditions related to low immunity and inflammation.
Here are some benefits of red clover:
It effectively treats menopausal symptoms like hot flashes, trouble sleeping, weight gain, bone loss, bone fractures or osteoporosis, cardiovascular problems, and inflammation of the joints.
Research shows that the most common type of osteoporosis is caused due to ovarian hormone deficiency at menopause. Thus people who consume diets with high amount of phytoestrogenic isoflavones are less prone to osteoporosis and other menstrual complications. Thus Red clover makes a great addition to any osteoporosis diet.
Studies have shown that red clover help maintain and improve the health of arteries, reduce the risk for atherosclerosis (thickening of the arteries), increase circulation, lower cholesterol and help in preventing coronary heart disease.
Researchers have found that isoflavones help stop the growth and multiplication of cancer cells and also might be able to induce apoptosis (death of cancer cells). Red clover impacts cancers mostly related to hormonal changes, such as prostate, breast and endometrial cancer.
Red clover slows down ageing and treats inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema and rashes. It’s also believed that it boosts the health of the skin follicles, the scalp and nails and can help boost collagen production which keeps the skin younger.
Red clover can prevent the onset of respiratory conditions like whooping cough, colds, asthma and bronchitis. It has natural cleansing and detoxifying effects within the body. It is also said to reduce anxiety and discomfort during sickness, and loosens phlegm.