Melilot, also known as sweet clover, is a flowering herb native to Europe and Asia. It has delicate, sweet-smelling yellow or white flowers that bloom in the summer and early fall. The dried herb has a slightly sweet and spicy flavor, and is often used as a tea or infusion.
In traditional herbal medicine, melilot has been used to support digestive health and relieve muscle pain and cramps. It is also sometimes used as a natural remedy for respiratory issues and skin irritation.
Botanical Name: melilotus officinalis
Also known as: Melilotus officinalis, Melilotus vulgaris, Melilot, Mélilot, Mélilot des Champs, Mélilot Commun, Mélilot Jaune, Mélilot Officinal, Melilotus, Melilotus altissimus, Melilotus arvensis, Melilotus macrorrhizus, Meliloti Herba, Meliloto, Sweet Melilot, Yellow Melilot, Yellow Sweet Clover, Common Melilot, Field Melilot, Tall Melilot, Wild Laburnum, Herbe aux Puces, Luzerne Bâtarde, Pratelle, Thé de Jardin, Casse Lunettes, King's Clover, Couronne Royale, Hart's Tree, Hay Flower, Petit-Trèfle Jaune, Trébol de Olor, Trèfle des Mouches, Trifolium macrorrhizum, Trifolium officinale