Hawthorn is a plant. The leaves, berries, and flowers of hawthorn are used to make medicine.
It berries are tiny fruits that grow on trees and shrubs belonging to the Crataegus genus.
The genus includes hundreds of species commonly found in Europe, North America, and Asia.
For centuries, hawthorn berry has been used as an herbal remedy for digestive problems, heart failure, and high blood pressure. Their berries are packed with nutrition and have a tart, tangy taste and mild sweetness, ranging in color from yellow to deep red to black.
Hawthorn berry is clinically proven to help improve cardiovascular health, chest pain (angina), blood pressure and high cholesterol. Plus, its antioxidant activity makes it a great choice to support overall wellness and quality of life.
Health benefits of Hawthorn Berry.
- Loaded with antioxidants.
- May have anti-inflammatory properties.
- May lower blood pressure.
- May decrease blood fats.
- Used to aid digestion.
- Helps prevent hair loss.
- May reduce anxiety.
- Used to treat heart failure.
- Hawthorn is also used to treat tapeworm and other intestinal infections.*
Hawthorn Berry Vitamins and Nutrients:
B-vitamins, including folic acid (antioxidant and important for metabolism)
Vitamin C (immunity, skin, and cardiovascular health)
Flavonoid rutin (an antioxidant that improves blood flow by helping to dilate blood vessels
Phenols (anti-inflammatory and antiseptic)
Procyanidins (antioxidant compounds)
Vitexin (antioxidant, anticancer, anti-inflammatory)
Catechins (a class of antioxidants)
Saponins (help the body absorb nutrients)
It traditionally takes about 4-8 weeks for the noticeable benefits of hawthorn berry to appear.*