Hawthorn

Scientific Name

Crataegus oxyacantha


Overview

Hawthorn can strengthen blood capillaries and connective tissues as well as improve blood supply to the heart, strength of cardiac muscle, blood sugar and cholesterol maintenance, and reduces angina attacks (when the heart does not receive enough oxygen rich blood).


Function


Forms Available


Recommended Intake


Deficiency


Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/angina/
  2. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs