Name: Red Clover extract / Red Clover extract powder / Red Clover P. E. / Total isoflavones
Effectiveness: Men's and women's health / Women menopause / Antisepsis and anti-inflammation
1. Sources and Habitat
Red clover (Trifolium pratense in Latin), which belongs to the family of Leguminosae, is a perennial with trifoliate leaves and pink to red flowers.
Red clover is a wild and very common plant. Red clover is abundant throughout Europe, Central and Northern Asia from the Mediterranean to the Arctic Circle. Red clover has been naturalized to grow in North America.
2. Descriptions and Specifications of Product
Content Specifications: 2.5% ~40% Total isoflavones By HPLC
Main Detection principles: Sissotrin, Daidzein, Ononin, Genistein
Formononetin, Abiochanin A
3. Indications and Uses
Red clover is considered to be one of the richest sources of isoflavones, these isolated isoflavones have the certain benefits, and can be used to treat menopause, hot flushes, cardiovascular health and bone loss. However, an actual protective action in humans remains to be demonstrated. In the meantime, Red Clover is valued for its ability to loosen phlegm and calm bronchial spasms.
4. Safety Concerns
Red clover seems to be safe for most adults when used for short periods of time. No serious adverse effects have been reported.
Pregnant or breastfeeding women should not take red clover.
Red clover may interfere with the body's ability to process some drugs that are broken down by liver enzymes. For that reason, you should check with your doctor before taking red clover.
5. Dosage Information
A typical dosage of red clover extract provides 40 to 160 mg of isoflavones daily. In the positive study described above, 80 mg daily were sufficient to reduce menopausal hot flashes.