Hawthorn Berries (Crataegi Fructus)

Hawthorn berries (Crataegi fructus)

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Hawthorn, also called Thornapple or Mayflower, is a flowering shrub from the Rosaceae family. It grows throughout temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere and is a distant relative to the common Rose.

The medicinal properties of Hawthorn have been utilized by many cultures, including Native Americans, Chinese and Europeans.

Its berries have been used as a cardiotonic from the ancient times, but their extract also treats stress and insomnia. So it's safe to say that Hawthorn strengthens the heart, both physically and emotionally.

Therapeutic Properties of Hawthorn Berries

The berries contain A, K, C, E and B vitamins, as well as a large list of biologically active substances: flavonoids, pectin, ursolic acid, saponins, starch, fructose, essential oils, choline and sorbitol.

The most notable one is ursolic acid that dilates blood vessels and has a cardiotonic effect.

Flavonoids provide the anti-inflammatory effect and pectin has the ability to purify the body, removing harmful substances from it, including salts of heavy metals.

Hawthorn berries also contain antioxidants that improve blood circulation, regulate the contraction of the heart muscle and cleanse blood vessels. They also have an anti-aging effect.

In addition, Hawthorn berries have anti-sclerotic, antispasmodic and moderate sedative effect, as well as exhibit hypotensive properties.

Shelf Life

2 years. Do not use after the expiration date.

Manufacturer Contact Details

JSC "Krasnogorskleksredstva" www.krls.ru

Main Uses of Hawthorn berries

  • Cardiovascular disorders: both low and high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, blood circulation problems, angina pectoris, arrhythmias and myocardial infarction;
  • Psycho-emotional disorders: stress, anxiety, insomnia, chronic fatigue, epilepsy and neurosis;
  • Female reproductive system disorders: menstrual disorders, neurosis during menopause.

Other Uses

For digestion

Hawthorn improves the breakdown of food in the stomach, increases metabolism, eliminates abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, cramps and bloating, and fights intestinal infections.

For joints

Hawthorn extract is useful for arthritis and gout. It helps to keep proteins and collagen in the body, which protect the joints from damage and allow them to move easily.

For kidneys and bladder

Hawthorn is a diuretic. It helps the body to get rid of excess fluid, removing swelling; stimulates the kidneys and increases the excretion of salts in the urine. It also improves bladder function.

For skin

Hawthorn is effective against ulcers, eczema, psoriasis, acne and burns. It relieves inflammation and itching, and also helps wounds to heal more quickly. Due to the antioxidants in the berries, it can slow down the aging process, as well as prevent the formation of age-related spots on the skin.

For immunity

Regular use of tea with Hawthorn berries contributes to the prevention of colds and the flu, increasing the overall immunity.

For diabetes

Hawthorn berry tea lowers blood sugar.

Contraindications

  • Hypersensitivity to any Hawthorn berry component;
  • Surgery: Hawthorn might slow blood clotting and increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using hawthorn at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery;
  • Pregnancy (I term) and breastfeeding period;
  • Children under 12 years.

Side Effects

  • Possible allergic reactions;
  • Mild nausea, dizziness, sweating and bradycardia (rare);

Special Instructions

Hawthorn interacts with the following medications:

  • Digoxin and other cardiotonics: taking Hawthorn along with them might increase their effects;
  • Drugs for high blood pressure, such as beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers: taking Hawthorn along with them might cause your blood pressure to go too low;
  • Medications that increase blood flow to the heart, such as nitrates: Hawthorn might increase their effects;
  • Diabetic drugs: Hawthorn affects blood sugar and interferes with controlling diabetes. It can also affect the strength of diabetes drugs and increase the risk of hypoglycemia.

During treatment blood pressure monitoring is necessary.

Before using, consult your doctor.

Dosage and Brewing Instructions

Place 2 filter bags (3.0 g) in a glass or enamel bowl, pour 200 ml (⅘ cup) of boiling water over the bags, cover and let steep for 15 minutes, periodically pressing the bags with a spoon, then squeeze the liquid out of them.

Drink 1/2 cup 2-3 times a day 30 minutes before meals. Shake the infusion up beforehand.

The course of treatment is 20-30 days.

Storage and Handling

Store Hawthorn berries in the original package, at a temperature not higher than 25 ° C; store the boiled infusion in a cool place for no more than 2 days. Keep out of the reach of children!

Hawthorn, also called Thornapple or Mayflower, is a flowering shrub from the Rosaceae family. It grows throughout temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere and is a distant relative to the common Rose.

The medicinal properties of Hawthorn have been utilized by many cultures, including Native Americans, Chinese and Europeans.

Its berries have been used as a cardiotonic from the ancient times, but their extract also treats stress and insomnia. So it's safe to say that Hawthorn strengthens the heart, both physically and emotionally.

Therapeutic Properties of Hawthorn Berries

The berries contain A, K, C, E and B vitamins, as well as a large list of biologically active substances: flavonoids, pectin, ursolic acid, saponins, starch, fructose, essential oils, choline and sorbitol.

The most notable one is ursolic acid that dilates blood vessels and has a cardiotonic effect.

Flavonoids provide the anti-inflammatory effect and pectin has the ability to purify the body, removing harmful substances from it, including salts of heavy metals.

Hawthorn berries also contain antioxidants that improve blood circulation, regulate the contraction of the heart muscle and cleanse blood vessels. They also have an anti-aging effect.

In addition, Hawthorn berries have anti-sclerotic, antispasmodic and moderate sedative effect, as well as exhibit hypotensive properties.

Shelf Life

2 years. Do not use after the expiration date.

Manufacturer Contact Details

JSC "Krasnogorskleksredstva" www.krls.ru

Main Uses of Hawthorn berries

  • Cardiovascular disorders: both low and high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, blood circulation problems, angina pectoris, arrhythmias and myocardial infarction;
  • Psycho-emotional disorders: stress, anxiety, insomnia, chronic fatigue, epilepsy and neurosis;
  • Female reproductive system disorders: menstrual disorders, neurosis during menopause.

Other Uses

For digestion

Hawthorn improves the breakdown of food in the stomach, increases metabolism, eliminates abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, cramps and bloating, and fights intestinal infections.

For joints

Hawthorn extract is useful for arthritis and gout. It helps to keep proteins and collagen in the body, which protect the joints from damage and allow them to move easily.

For kidneys and bladder

Hawthorn is a diuretic. It helps the body to get rid of excess fluid, removing swelling; stimulates the kidneys and increases the excretion of salts in the urine. It also improves bladder function.

For skin

Hawthorn is effective against ulcers, eczema, psoriasis, acne and burns. It relieves inflammation and itching, and also helps wounds to heal more quickly. Due to the antioxidants in the berries, it can slow down the aging process, as well as prevent the formation of age-related spots on the skin.

For immunity

Regular use of tea with Hawthorn berries contributes to the prevention of colds and the flu, increasing the overall immunity.

For diabetes

Hawthorn berry tea lowers blood sugar.

Contraindications

  • Hypersensitivity to any Hawthorn berry component;
  • Surgery: Hawthorn might slow blood clotting and increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using hawthorn at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery;
  • Pregnancy (I term) and breastfeeding period;
  • Children under 12 years.

Side Effects

  • Possible allergic reactions;
  • Mild nausea, dizziness, sweating and bradycardia (rare);

Special Instructions

Hawthorn interacts with the following medications:

  • Digoxin and other cardiotonics: taking Hawthorn along with them might increase their effects;
  • Drugs for high blood pressure, such as beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers: taking Hawthorn along with them might cause your blood pressure to go too low;
  • Medications that increase blood flow to the heart, such as nitrates: Hawthorn might increase their effects;
  • Diabetic drugs: Hawthorn affects blood sugar and interferes with controlling diabetes. It can also affect the strength of diabetes drugs and increase the risk of hypoglycemia.

During treatment blood pressure monitoring is necessary.

Before using, consult your doctor.

Dosage and Brewing Instructions

Place 2 filter bags (3.0 g) in a glass or enamel bowl, pour 200 ml (⅘ cup) of boiling water over the bags, cover and let steep for 15 minutes, periodically pressing the bags with a spoon, then squeeze the liquid out of them.

Drink 1/2 cup 2-3 times a day 30 minutes before meals. Shake the infusion up beforehand.

The course of treatment is 20-30 days.

Storage and Handling

Store Hawthorn berries in the original package, at a temperature not higher than 25 ° C; store the boiled infusion in a cool place for no more than 2 days. Keep out of the reach of children!

Hawthorn, also called Thornapple or Mayflower, is a flowering shrub from the Rosaceae family. It grows throughout temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere and is a distant relative to the common Rose.

The medicinal properties of Hawthorn have been utilized by many cultures, including Native Americans, Chinese and Europeans.

Its berries have been used as a cardiotonic from the ancient times, but their extract also treats stress and insomnia. So it's safe to say that Hawthorn strengthens the heart, both physically and emotionally.

Therapeutic Properties of Hawthorn Berries

The berries contain A, K, C, E and B vitamins, as well as a large list of biologically active substances: flavonoids, pectin, ursolic acid, saponins, starch, fructose, essential oils, choline and sorbitol.

The most notable one is ursolic acid that dilates blood vessels and has a cardiotonic effect.

Flavonoids provide the anti-inflammatory effect and pectin has the ability to purify the body, removing harmful substances from it, including salts of heavy metals.

Hawthorn berries also contain antioxidants that improve blood circulation, regulate the contraction of the heart muscle and cleanse blood vessels. They also have an anti-aging effect.

In addition, Hawthorn berries have anti-sclerotic, antispasmodic and moderate sedative effect, as well as exhibit hypotensive properties.

Shelf Life

2 years. Do not use after the expiration date.

Manufacturer Contact Details

JSC "Krasnogorskleksredstva" www.krls.ru

Main Uses of Hawthorn berries

  • Cardiovascular disorders: both low and high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, blood circulation problems, angina pectoris, arrhythmias and myocardial infarction;
  • Psycho-emotional disorders: stress, anxiety, insomnia, chronic fatigue, epilepsy and neurosis;
  • Female reproductive system disorders: menstrual disorders, neurosis during menopause.

Other Uses

For digestion

Hawthorn improves the breakdown of food in the stomach, increases metabolism, eliminates abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, cramps and bloating, and fights intestinal infections.

For joints

Hawthorn extract is useful for arthritis and gout. It helps to keep proteins and collagen in the body, which protect the joints from damage and allow them to move easily.

For kidneys and bladder

Hawthorn is a diuretic. It helps the body to get rid of excess fluid, removing swelling; stimulates the kidneys and increases the excretion of salts in the urine. It also improves bladder function.

For skin

Hawthorn is effective against ulcers, eczema, psoriasis, acne and burns. It relieves inflammation and itching, and also helps wounds to heal more quickly. Due to the antioxidants in the berries, it can slow down the aging process, as well as prevent the formation of age-related spots on the skin.

For immunity

Regular use of tea with Hawthorn berries contributes to the prevention of colds and the flu, increasing the overall immunity.

For diabetes

Hawthorn berry tea lowers blood sugar.

Contraindications

  • Hypersensitivity to any Hawthorn berry component;
  • Surgery: Hawthorn might slow blood clotting and increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using hawthorn at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery;
  • Pregnancy (I term) and breastfeeding period;
  • Children under 12 years.

Side Effects

  • Possible allergic reactions;
  • Mild nausea, dizziness, sweating and bradycardia (rare);

Special Instructions

Hawthorn interacts with the following medications:

  • Digoxin and other cardiotonics: taking Hawthorn along with them might increase their effects;
  • Drugs for high blood pressure, such as beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers: taking Hawthorn along with them might cause your blood pressure to go too low;
  • Medications that increase blood flow to the heart, such as nitrates: Hawthorn might increase their effects;
  • Diabetic drugs: Hawthorn affects blood sugar and interferes with controlling diabetes. It can also affect the strength of diabetes drugs and increase the risk of hypoglycemia.

During treatment blood pressure monitoring is necessary.

Before using, consult your doctor.

Dosage and Brewing Instructions

Place 2 filter bags (3.0 g) in a glass or enamel bowl, pour 200 ml (⅘ cup) of boiling water over the bags, cover and let steep for 15 minutes, periodically pressing the bags with a spoon, then squeeze the liquid out of them.

Drink 1/2 cup 2-3 times a day 30 minutes before meals. Shake the infusion up beforehand.

The course of treatment is 20-30 days.

Storage and Handling

Store Hawthorn berries in the original package, at a temperature not higher than 25 ° C; store the boiled infusion in a cool place for no more than 2 days. Keep out of the reach of children!