Plowed clover is a herbaceous annual from the Moth family (Papilionaceae). Other names: fur seals, hare clover, cat clover, mouse clover
Annual clover, distinguished from other species by its smaller size and pale pink flowers; corolla shorter than calyx; the fruit is a single-seeded bean, broadly ovoid. Blossoms in May-June. Plowed clover grows in upland meadows, fallow fields as a weed.
Contains active substances:
Plowed clover grass contains essential oil, tannins, resin (has a bactericidal effect), flavone glycoside trifolin, aglucone quercetin, vitamin E, traces of alkaloids.
Plowed clover grass is brewed as tea and drunk with diarrhea, increased acidity of the stomach, diseases of the bladder, kidneys, headaches, coughs, nervous disorders, migraines; when frightened, they give water, bathe and fumigate the kids with smoke; alcohol tincture is drunk with pulmonary tuberculosis, from bloody diarrhea; babies are bathed from convulsions. The plant is officially in homeopathy.