Heart and cardio-vascular system tonic
Congestive heart failure (CHF), chest pain, irregular heartbeat, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis), high cholesterol.
Do not use if pregnant or breast-feeding. Do not take if you have a heart condition, or if you are on beta-blockers or Calcium Channel Blockers (CCBs) that are used to treat high blood pressur
This common English hedgerow shrub can grow to 15m and supports many insects, birds and small mammals. Hawthorn’s beautiful red berries in autumn mean it’s time to turn in for winter and are a memory of the previous summer, long into darker days. Hawthorn has long been used as a base for herbal tea blends. It can be drunk regularly with no side effects and has a pleasant, leafy taste.
Within the body hawthorn functions as a cardiovascular tonic, decreasing high blood pressure and raising low blood pressure. Hawthorn effect of lowering blood pressure has been confirmed in early research. It seems to cause relaxation of the blood vessels farthest from the heart. As such hawthorn is used for diseases of the heart and blood vessels such as congestive heart failure (CHF), chest pain, and irregular heartbeat. It is also used to treat both low blood pressure and high blood pressure, “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis), and high cholesterol.
Do not use if pregnant or breast-feeding. Do not take if you have a heart condition, or if you are on beta-blockers or Calcium Channel Blockers (CCBs) that are used to treat high blood pressure.
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While we do everything we can to avoid cross contamination, all Eat Wholefood branded products are packed and stored in an area which has the following allergens: sesame, soya, nuts, peanuts, wheat, celery seeds and mustard. So, unfortunately we cannot guarantee that Eat Wholefood branded products contain none of these allergens.