Initially found in Europe, Trifolium repens, scientific name of white clover, belongs to the Fabaceae family. Even though it is a low-lying plant, it has many beneficial effects on human health in its flowers and roots.

Rich in protein, calcium, phosphorus and carotene, this plant is seen as a healthy herb. For this reason, it is possible to prepare a tea with white clover through an infusion process. Check out!

Medicinal properties and benefits

  • Antirheumatic;
  • Antiscrofulous;
  • Astringent;
  • Expectorant;
  • Tonic.

Given these properties, white clover can be used to treat rheumatic pain, gastrointestinal catarrh, airway disorders, severe diarrhea and glandular inflammation.

In addition, it is indicated for those who have bladder stones and obstructed liver. In both cases the plant is useful to combat the problems.

Apart from human uses, there is still evidence that dogs and cats look for this plant when they are sick.

How to use white clover?

This plant can be used to prepare a simple infusion. To make it, just fill a cup of hot water and add six tablespoons (of coffee) of the cut and dried or fresh white clover flowers.

Then cover the container and leave it muffled for 10 minutes. After the specified time, strain the tea and drink it without adding any sweetener or sugar. The tip is to consume up to three cups of the infusion a day.

Care with the tea of ​​​​this plant

In general, no medication, whether natural or not, should be used without medical advice and follow-up. Therefore, before using white clover tea, it is necessary to seek a health specialist and check your clinical condition.

It is important to emphasize that self-medication can be as harmful as the absence of treatment. In addition, pregnant women, lactating women and children under 12 years old should not use this plant.