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Crataegus laevigata / Hawthorn Berry Powder

Powdered Hawthorn Berry.
Crataegus laevigata / Hawthorn Berry Powder is available for purchase in increments of 0.25 kilograms (Kg)
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Description

Crataegus laevigata, known as the midland hawthorn, English hawthorn, woodland hawthorn or mayflower, is a species of hawthorn native to western and central Europe, from Great Britain (where it is largely confined to lowland ancient woodland) and Spain east to the Czech Republic and Hungary. It is also present in North Africa.

Crataegus is a large genus of plants that belong to the rose family (Rosaceae) and contains around 280 species. About 60 species are native to Europe and Asia and more are endemic to North America.T hese species cross breed easily with each other and thus exhibit an endless variety. There are few plant species that confuse botanists more than hawthorn.

Until recently, it was mostly the hawthorn berries that were used in herbal medicine and preparations but after it was discovered that the leaves and flowers contain more of the active substances most preparations are now made from a combination of the leaves and flowers

 

Medicinal Action and Uses

Astringent - A decoction made from the berries has an astringent effect and has been used as a remedy for diarrhea. The bark is also astringent and has been used in the treatment of malaria and other fevers.

Cardiovascular - Hawthorn is primarily used to treat ailments related to the heart and blood vessels. It has been shown to have a mild but positive effect on heart health and blood circulation, making it a good preventive therapy for people with impaired cardiac function and as a treatment for angina.

Circulatory - Hawthorn dilates the blood vessels and helps to improve blood transport to all parts of the body.

Digestive - The leaves, flowers and berries are though to have a relaxing effect on the digestive system. The herb is believed to stimulate appetite, improve digestion and relieve bloating.

Diuretic - The diuretic properties of hawthorn make it helpful in getting rid of the excess buildup of fluid in the cavities or tissues of the body (edema). In addition, the herb is thought to be useful in dissolving kidney stones.

 

Packaging

Product is supplied in Resealable Foil Bags.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Common Name Hawthorn Berry Powder
Weight 1.188000
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom

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