Wild Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) Extract 30 ml
  • Wild Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) Extract 30 ml
  • Wild Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) Extract 30 ml
  • Wild Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) Extract 30 ml

Wild Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) Extract 30 ml

22,00 €

Origin: Italy

Ingredients: 1:1 Organic Alcohol, Hawtorn / Whitetorn dried leaves and berries.

NO additives, colouring, added sugar, gluten, soy or GMOs.

Keywords: heart diseases, antioxidant, glucose and lipid metabolism, inflammation, memory.

Energetics: Cooling and mixed in moisture depending on the plant part used. The berries tend to be moistening and have a slightly sweet and sour flavor, and the flowers and leaves tend towards being astringent which can have an overall drying quality.

Cardiac, diuretic, astringent, tonic. Mainly used as a cardiac tonic in organic and functional heart troubles. Both flowers and berries are astringent and useful in decoction to cure sore throats. A useful diuretic in dropsy and kidney troubles.

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Dosage

Intervention: 5 to 10 drops per day.
Treatment: 10-15 drops, 3 times per day max.

Directions for use

Shake before using. Take directly on the tongue or in a half glass of water or tea, 15 to 30 minutes
before meals. For long-term treatment, use 6 days out of 7.

Mode of Action

Hawthorn fruit is often used together with medicines to treat heart failure. In a recent review, people who took hawthorn berry extract along with heart failure medications significantly improved heart function and exercise tolerance. In addition, they also felt less short of breath and fatigued after consuming hawthorn berry extract.
People with heart failure are often recommended by nutritionists to use medlar along with current medications.

Chronic inflammation is considered a major cause of diseases such as asthma, type 2 diabetes and some cancers. In some recent animal studies, it was shown that consuming hawthorn fruit extract could significantly reduce the levels of inflammatory compounds present in the body, contributing to a reduction in inflammation and inflammation. symptoms of asthma.
With the results of this study, experts believe that hawthorn fruit supplements provides anti-inflammatory benefits in humans.

Animal studies have found that hawthorn berries act as a natural vasodilator, helping to relax constricted blood vessels in the body, thereby aiding in lowering high blood pressure levels. 1 effective way. In addition, when people with mild hypertension, taking about 500 mg of hawthorn berry extract per day can significantly reduce their diastolic blood pressure.
In another 16-week study in nearly 80 people with high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, those who took 1200 mg of hawthorn berry extract had better improvements in blood pressure readings than those who did not. use a placebo.

Using hawthorn fruit extract has the ability to improve your blood fat. Normally, triglycerides and cholesterol are the two main types of fat in your blood. At normal levels, they're perfectly healthy and play an important role in hormone production and the transport of nutrients around the body.
However, when blood lipids are out of balance (especially low levels of good cholesterol HDL and high triglycerides) it can cause conditions such as atherosclerosis or blood clots. accumulation of plaque in blood vessels. If these plaques continue to build up, over time it can completely block blood vessels and lead to a heart attack or stroke.
In a test on rats, when they were given hawthorn berry extract, the levels of total cholesterol, LDL bad cholesterol as well as triglyceride levels in the liver were 28-47% lower.

The fruit and extracts of hawthorn have been used to aid in the treatment of digestive problems, especially stomachaches and indigestion.
This berry contains a lot of fiber, which helps to support the digestive system by reducing constipation and stimulating the growth of beneficial intestinal bacteria. Gut bacteria are considered the "core" for maintaining a healthy digestive system. Therefore, nutritionists recommend that people with slow digestion should add fiber from hawthorn fruit to stimulate the digestive system to work more efficiently. In addition, 1 animal study showed that consumption of hawthorn berry extract significantly reduced the transit of food in the digestive system. That is, when food enters the body, it will move faster through the digestive system, thereby reducing indigestion, protecting the stomach similar to an anti-ulcer drug.


Ethnobotany

Cardioprotective, Antimicrobial, Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, Anticancer

The medlar fruit contains many polyphenols, a powerful antioxidant compound found mainly in plants. Polyphenol antioxidants neutralize unstable molecules (free radicals) when they are present in high levels. In addition, the polyphenols in medlars have many impressive health benefits, including their ability to prevent and reduce the risk of asthma, infections, type 2 diabetes, and skin aging. early, cancer and heart problems.

History

Hawthorn has been employed since the Middle Ages, with some accounts going back as far as the first century to Greek herbalist, Dioscorides. The dark red berries have a history of use as an ingredient in jams, wines, cordials, and candies. Additionally, the tree is surrounded by legends with many folktales and magical myths surrounding it. Hawthorn was considered "sacred tree medicine" to the ancient Druids and was said to house fairies. Hawthorn twigs and flowers were incorporated in the marriage wreath symbolizing chastity and insuring prosperity at Greek weddings. In Ireland, couples would dance around hawthorn at marriage ceremonies and sprigs were attached to newborn's cradles to protect them from evil. Hawthorn was even used to decorate the maypole for the seasonal May Day or Beltane ceremonies.

Contra-Indications

If you are taking digoxin or any antiplatelet, anticoagulant, or blood pressure medications, consult with your primary care provider and pharmacist since studies suggest that hawthorn might interfere with these medications.

 

Interactions

Hawthorn may interact with vasodilating medications and may potentiate or inhibit the actions of drugs used for heart failure, hypertension, angina, and arrhythmias.