Your heart will fall in love with this phenomenal plant. Hawthorn contains special compounds that help protect not only your heart, but your entire circulatory system. It has had a reputation for centuries as a heart tonic, and has been shown in studies to improve circulation to the heart and support its pumping rhythm. It does your heart good!
Hawthorn should walk the red carpet in the world of herbs. It is renowned throughout the history of herbal medicine for its amazing ability to support cardiovascular health in adults. The Hawthorn plant is actually a member of the rose family and can grow up to twenty-five feet tall! Most parts of the plant appear to have medicinal value, but the fruit, leaves and flowers are best known for their cardiovascular benefits. Hawthorn contains special compounds, including flavonoid glycosides and saponins, that help protect your heart and your entire circulatory system.
Researchers studying this herb and have discovered it contains an abundance of antioxidants, including oligomeric proanthocyanidins, the good stuff found in grape seeds and quercetin, found in citrus fruits. Antioxidants help the body to tackle the daily onslaught of pollution and toxins that we face in our environment. Toxins can cause oxidative stress in the body, which has been implicated in a plethora of health problems, including heart disease. In preliminary studies, antioxidants have demonstrated the ability to dilate and relax blood vessels, thus protecting them from damage and improving blood flow.
The fruit, leaves and flowers of Hawthorn were used in traditional herbal medicine to treat irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, chest pain, hardening of the arteries and heart failure. Today, Hawthorn is used as a preventative herb to help individuals support and maintain the healthy functioning of their cardiovascular systems. Researchers are studying the impact of Hawthorn on health issues that go far beyond the cardiovascular system, including memory loss, bone strength and stress management.
Each ml contains 250 mg of organically grown hawthorn fruit (Crataegus laevigata). It is a 1:4 fruit extract.
40% gluten-free grain alcohol and purified water, with organically grown cinnamon bark as a natural flavour enhancer.
Hawthorn helps to support cardiovascular health in adults.
Adults: Take 2ml, 2 times per day on an empty stomach. Use for a minimum of 2 months to see beneficial effects.
Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are taking blood pressure medications or cardiac glycosides, such as digitalis/digoxin.
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