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Although red clover is primarily used for treating the symptoms of menopause, it may also be beneficial for treating other conditions (such as high cholesterol, infertility, and osteoporosis). However, there is insufficient scientific proof that red clover is effective. Also, even though red clover is an herb, it can cause dangerous side effects, such as blood clots. Red clover is not recommended for use in children.
What Is Red Clover Used For?Red clover (Trifolium pratense) is an herbal supplement most often used to treat menopausal symptoms. In addition to this use, red clover is sometimes claimed to be beneficial for the following conditions:
- High cholesterol
- Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
- Breast pain related to the menstrual cycle.