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Hawthorn Berries - 8oz (Whole, Dried, Raw, Organic)


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Hawthorn Berries - 8oz (Whole, Dried, Raw, Organic)

Also known as:
Crataegus laevigata, May flower, Quickthorn

Very aromatic berry, that has a variance in taste depending upon the season, climate, amongst other factors. Can range from very bland to sweetish tart to very tart.  Used to promote the health of the circulatory system, angina, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure and cardiac arrhythmia and has been found to strengthen the heart and to alleviate diarrhea.

It has also been indicated for strengthening blood vessels, vascular insufficiency and blood clots, restoring the heart muscle wall, lowering cholesterol and to aid digestion.

Source of vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, B12, and C

Store in a cool, dark, dry place.

Suggested Use: Teas, infusions, jams & jellies, liquers, wines, poultices, aperitifs, drinks. Good mixed with other berries for various jellies, and other concoctions.

The berries are dried, they are not soft or chewable. Though non-toxic, hawthorn can produce dizziness if taken in large doses. Hawthorn contains heart-affecting compounds that may affect blood pressure and heart rate. Seek medical supervision if you suffer from a heart condition or are taking heart related medication. Avoid if colitis or ulcers are present. There are no known scientific reports on the pediatric use of hawthorn. Therefore, it is not currently recommended for children. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use hawthorn. Avoid if you are using Digoxin or Phenylephrine. If you are taking any other medication, are suffering from a medical condition and/or are at all concerned about any of the advice or ingredients consult your doctor before taking the herbs. As with any new food, we recommend to consult with your qualified health care practitioner before consuming.

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