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Many people may wonder, "Does red clover work?" Some small studies have suggested that red clover may help to alleviate symptoms of menopause. However, larger studies have shown that red clover is ineffective for this use. More research is necessary to prove red clover's effectiveness on treating menopausal symptoms or any other possible conditions (such as osteoporosis, PMS, and high cholesterol).
Does Red Clover Work?Red clover (Trifolium pratense) is an herbal remedy that is frequently used to treat the symptoms of menopause. In addition to this use, red clover is sometimes claimed to be beneficial for the following uses:
- Preventing cancer
- Treating osteoporosis
- Treating premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
- Treating high cholesterol
- Helping with infertility
- Treating breast pain and tenderness related to the menstrual cycle.