Yellow Sweet Clover

The yellow sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis (L.) Pall.) is an annual or biennial plant native to Europe and Asia.
It is characterized by yellow flowers that bloom in spring and summer producing fruits in pods that contain a seed.
Traditionally the plant is used as a diuretic, for varicose veins and to relieve the symptoms of poor blood circulation: pain in the legs and heaviness, night cramps, itching and fluid retention.


  The main phytochemicals responsible for the health benefits of Melilotus officinalis (L.) Pall. are the coumarins.
These bioactive compounds perform inflammatory activity, improve venous reflux and lymphatic kinetics in case of water retention, inflammatory and congestive edemas.
Part of plant used : herb
Active Compound : coumarins
check Contributes to relieve symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency
check Improve microcirculation
check Draining function


Subscribe to stay tuned to the latest scientific insights into phytonutrients and botanicals


The information provided in this website is for general purposes only. All statements are made to botanical ingredients only and their traditional use and may not be applicable in your Country. No reference is made to any finished product that may contain these ingredients: the manufacturer or marketer is responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations of Countries where the finished product is sold. All information provided in this website is not intended to provide diagnosis, treatment or medical advice. Please consult with a physician or other healthcare professional regarding any medical or health related diagnosis or treatment options. All statements have not been evaluated by any Food and Drug Administration in any Country.