Organic Hawthorn Leaf & Flowers
Known in Europe as a prised cardio-tonic, organic hawthorn leaf and flowers are an ideal combination for supporting heart health. Purported to have greater therapeutic value than hawthorn berries, the leaves and flowers of hawthorn are harvested in Spring, when the flowers are open.
Hawthorn is known as a cardiac tonic and peripheral vasodilator, making it one of the most known herbs for the heart and cardiovascular system. Much research into Crataegus has suggested that it may help to increase the force of contraction of the heart, with an expected flow on of decreasing blood pressure.
Hawthorn is also considered to be a smooth muscle relaxant and beneficial for stabilisation of collagen. Hawthorn plays a gentle supportive role for the cardiovascular system and is beneficial to use as a tea in low doses. Those using any pharmaceutical medications for the heart, blood pressure of kidneys should consult their herbalist and practitioner before using this herb.
Botanical name: Crataegus monogyna
Country of origin: Bulgaria
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Always seek the advice of your qualified health practitioner with any questions you may have regarding your health condition.