Hawthorn - both the berry and the flowers - have been used in health treatments for hundreds of years. The plant was one of the mainstays of old fashioned herbalist treatments - and was used for a number of circulation disorders.
High blood pressure, irregular heart beat and heart failure are all listed as problems which can be treated with hawthorn. This all sounds a bit strange to some modern ears but it only takes a little pause for thought to realize that Digoxin (one of medicines most powerful cardiac remedies) is derived from the foxglove. Maybe it's not such a big leap to use a flowering tree and its berries after all?
Hawthorn or hawthorn berry extract forms part of many available herbal blood pressure treatments - and the success rate is often good. Not good enough to be used as a treatment on it's own perhaps - but certainly a great addition to an overall blood pressure reduction plan
Have you used hawthorn berrry? How did it work for you?
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