CLOVER Trifolium repens .....Among hunter gatherers, clover was a valued food source. Hereditary patches belonging to honoured chiefs were lovingly maintained to be passed on to future descendents. Our own ancestors must have recognised its potency.
The beautifule leaves lwere associated with the ancient sun wheel of the Celts. Pre-Christian Greeks and Romans associated with their Triad Goddesses as later the Christian church identified it as their own trinity. Pliny describes a verse carved in stone at the temple of Aesculapus in Cos, a preparation containing red-clover seeds to counteract venemous poison. .......... Extract from the original text.
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