Phytoestrogens are plant-derived compounds which basically include lignans, isoflavones, stilbenes, coumestanes and flavonoids quercetin and kaempherol. They have tremendous therapeutic effects in menopause.
The phystoestrogenes in red clover are very effective in relieving menopausal effects on women. Moreover, they are also effective in treating a range of hormone-related conditions. The benefits come from the way which the plant compounds introduce new kinds of estrogen to the body and help in balancing the hormone levels. Phystoestrogens in red clover also minimizes the number of hot flashes that women suffer by ten to twenty percent. Other researches revealed that there is a kind of phytoestrogen that could benefit the cardiovascular system.