Scientific Name: Melilotus officinalis
Common Name: Melilot (sweet clover)
Other Common Names:
Common Melilot, Corn Melilot, Hindigug, Hsun Ts'Ao, Iklil El Malik, Kokulu Yonca,
Ling Ling Hsiang, Meliloto, Mirliro, Nifal, Ribbed Melilot, Seiyo-Ebira-Hagi,
Sweet Clover, Yellow Melilot, Yellow Sweet Clover, Yellow Sweet-clover, Yellow
Plant Type: Biennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 3-8
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 100
Notes: Makes a good salve for swellings, boils, arthritis, and rheumatism.
MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS. (Sweet Clover) Important forage crop. Medicinally, it prevents blood clotting. Salve or poultice is useful for swellings, boils, arthritis and rheumatism.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.