About red clover
Red clover is a perennial flowering plant belonging to the bean family. It’s a plant native to Europe, Western Asia and parts of Africa. Widely used as a feed crop and a green manure crop, it has also been used in India medically to treat many human ailments. But what about red clover for dogs?
Nutrients in red clover
Red clover is a good source of calcium, magnesium, potassium and protein. It’s also a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B-complex.
Benefits of red clover
Red clover for dogs is said to offer a number of health benefits. It is said to offer blood-purifying properties and to be an anti-cancer agent. It’s also useful for treating skin problems which are relative to poor liver function.
While many of the claims for red cover’s efficacy have not been confirmed by scientific study, it seems for many dogs, red clover would appear to be well worth a try. Certainly if all else fails!