It is used to relieve symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. Red cover contains isoflavone compounds that theoretically could help prevent breast and prostate cancer. Genistein found in red clover has been found to contribute to the shrinking of cancerous tumours in vitro by preventing growth of the new blood vessels that feed the tumours. It is used as a nutrition supplement for all forms of degenerative disease and as an antibiotic helping fight bacterium, the most significant of which is the pathogen that causes tuberculosis. It has also been used effectively as a blood purifier, a relaxant, and an appetite suppressant. It has often been used to treat such skin inflammations as psoriasis and eczema. It may stimulate the liver and gall bladder and has been used for constipation and sluggish appetite. It helps to prevent or treat osteoporosis. It improves blood pressure in.