Trifolium campestre

Trifolium campestre Schreb.

Leguminosae (Fabaceae)

  • Field Clover
  • Hop Trefoil
  • Large-hop Clover
  • صفيرة
  • sufeira
  • תִּלְתָּן חַקְלָאִי
  • tiltan khaqla'i

Annual

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Trifolium campestre Schreb.

System/StateTraditional
Complaint/Use
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/Administration

Parts Used

Source
Cardiovascular

Heart disease

Cardiac

Decoct plant & drink x3 tablespoons/day for 2 mths.

Aerial partsZ
Gastrointestinal

Digestive tract inflammation

Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent

Decoct plant & drink x3 small cups/day.

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General

Fever

Anti-pyretic

Decoct plant & drink as necessary + sugar.

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Pain Relief

Pain

Analgesic

Decoct plant & drink as necessary + sugar.

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Respiratory

Cough/ runny nose & expectorant

Anti-Infective, Anti-catarrhal, Anti-tussive, Expectorant

Decoct plant & drink x3 cups/day.

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Trifolium genus has some species which contain esrogenic isoflavenoids that can cause growth disorders, infertility, urticaria & coumarins that interfere with anticoagulant & hormonal therapy. Avoid in pregancy & lacatation. Plant may be fungally infected causing very high levels of oestrogens. Can cause miscarriage in pregnant grazing animals.