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Oh, Darling Red Clover

By Robin Bennett
Posted in Articles, Blog
On June 13, 2019

The next wonderful weed I’d like to talk about is one that positively affects so many body systems.  She’s such an important herb for women to know about and make part of their daily lives. I use her for men and children, though, just as frequently.

Trifolium pratense is the botanical name of red clover, and refers to what she looks like and where she lives. Red clover has sets of three leaves (tri-folium) and is found in meadows (pratense).

Red clover is the national flower of Denmark and the state flower of Vermont. Though I’ve never yet gathered her blossoms...

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Robin Bennett

Robin Bennett

Robin Rose Bennett is a writer, teacher, green witch, herbalist, and a wisewoman… one who loves the earth and gives voice to the healing wild food and medicine plants which surround us. She has been a practicing herbalism for over 30 years, based in New Jersey & NYC. Robin focuses on the spiritual and ecological lessons of plants and treatment of illness.