Common name: Hawthorn, White Thorn, Haw, May, Quickset
Part used: Flowers and Leaves
Habitat: Native to Europe, now grows throughout North America and Asia.
Constituents: Flavonoids, Oligomeric procyanidins, Cardiotonic amines, Phenylpropanoids, Triterpenoids as well as Vitamin C, B, E and P and Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Iron, Zinc, Sodium, Sulphur, Copper, Manganese and Chromium.
Actions: Cardiac Tonic, Coronary Vasodilator, Relaxant, Diuretic, Mild anxiolytic
Traditional and current uses
• Blood pressure regulator
• Hypertension and Hypotension
• Heart and circulatory tonic
• Myocardial weakness
• Relieves anxiety
• Improves circulation
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