Red clover is considered to be one of the richest sources of isoflavones, which are water-soluble chemicals that act like estrogens (known collectively as phytoestrogens). Red Clover is therefore used for hot flashes/flushes, PMS, breast enhancement and breast health as well as lowering cholesterol, improving urine production and improving circulation of the blood, to help prevent osteoporosis, reduce the possibility of blood clots and arterial plaques and limiting the development of benign prostate hyperplasia.
The ancient Greeks and Romans associated it with their triple Goddesses and the Celts considered it a sacred symbol of the Sun. It is the national flower of Ireland. Put Red Clover in baths to aid in financial arrangements. Also used in potions for lust, or in love spells. Used in sachets or incense for money, love, fidelity, success and luck. Protects and blesses domestic animals. Used in consecration of ritual tools made of copper, Sprinkle around the home to remove negative spirits.
In folk magic Red Clover is used in a ritual bath to attract money and prosperity to the bather and is also used as a floorwash to chase out evil and unwanted ghosts. With its three leaves, Clover is a very shamanic plant allowing one to see into and interact with the Otherworld. It is a good talisman of protection and power for traveling out of body and walking between worlds.
Magick: Money, Protection, Otherworld, Love & Lust, Consecration, Success, Luck, Animal magick, Youth
Planetary Association: Mercury/ Sun
Deities: Artemis, Rowan, Thoth, Hermes, Maat
Comes in a baggie weighing approximately 14g (1/2 oz)