Hawthorn Berry - CRATAEGUS OXYACANTHUS
(Whole) (Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.
Description: Hawthorn Berries come from the English Hawthorn, a deciduous small tree belonging to the Rosaceae family. It has hard wood, thorny branches with glossy yellow-green leaves, white flowers that look like roses with each blossom possessing a single seed vessel producing a separate fruit, which when ripe is a brilliant red berry.
Origin: United States
Other Names: Crataegus Oxyacantha, Gazels, Haw, Hawthorn Berries, May Bush, May Tree, Mayblossom, Mayflower, Quickthorn, Quickset, Thorn-apple Tree, Whitethorn
Part Used: Berry
Culinary Uses: Hawthorn Berries can be made into jam or added to soup.
Medicinal Uses: Hawthorn is considered to have a powerful effect on the circulatory system, and is thought helpful as a supportive for blood pressure. It is sometimes used for stress and insomnia. Hawthorn is also used to help strengthen joint lining, collagen and spinal discs.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Using Hawthorn may interact with or potentiate the effects of heart medications.
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