Useful to promote sleep.
The dried flowering tops are used in infusion as a sedative and to treat insomnia. Furthermore scientific studies have confirmed that the sweet clover infusions can be applied externally over the inflamed and sore skin, especially in the legs, using cotton swabs soaked in the infusion. Its calming action is effective in case of anxiety attacks, nervous irritation, neuralgia and headaches. It has an effective sedative and antispasmodic action, useful in the treatment of colic of the digestive tract and in the case of gastrointestinal spasm.
The sweet clover contains: a glycoside, the melilotoside, that essiccandosi, is transformed into coumarin and other related substances
- Vitamin C
- fixed oil
- melilotico acid
It owns flavoring and insaporenti the dried leaves properties are used in the preparation of liqueur
This 80 cm tall herbaceous plant has leaves composed of three leaflets lanceolate and long fragrant yellow flowers with honey. Using the dried aerial parts, collected in full bloom.
The Sweet clover can be used to treat different ailments:
- Colic of the digestive tract, indigestion, flatulence, indigestion, gastrointestinal spasms, to normalize the digestive process
- Phlebitis, heavy legs, varicose veins, for preventing arterial and venous thrombosis
- joint pain, wounds, boils, inflammation of the nose and throat, irritation of the skin and mucous membranes