Clover rustling (Trifolium strepens L.)

Clover rustling – herbaceous annual from the Moth family (Papilionaceae). Other names: Berry clover, golden clover


An annual herbaceous plant with a stem no higher than 40 cm, shortly appressed-hairy; leaves trifoliate, with stipules, of three oblong-ovate leaflets on equal, very short petioles. The flowers are yellow, collected 25-40 in somewhat loose, spherical or oblong heads; calyx bare; the fruit is a single-seeded bean. Blossoms in June-July. Rustling clover grows in upland meadows, in pine forests. Occurs quite often.

Contains active substances:

Vitamin E, carotene, carotenoids were found in the rustling clover grass.

Medicinal use:

Rustling clover grass is brewed like tea and drunk with diarrhea, whites; vodka tincture is used for weakness, noise in the head, fainting, as an analgesic and sedative; it is believed that rustling clover has a good effect on the functioning of the heart and lungs; restless babies are bathed in water broth.

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