Characterized by their three lobed leaves, softly hairy stems and red globe shaped flowers, the entire Red Clover plant is both edible and nutritious. The dried flowers make for a delicious tea. It is known by both Chinese and Western herbalists as a blood purifier, because of its tonic effects on the liver and uncanny ability to eliminate waste from the blood. Red clover especially takes to the throat, lungs, skin and salivary glands. Red clover also stimulates lymphatic movement, reduces inflammation, reduces respiratory irritation and promotes tissue repair. Red clover is helpful in supporting all of the organ of elimination, expelling phlegm from the lungs and improving overall health.