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Other Names: Hawthorn, Hawthorn Leaf, Common Hawthorn, May, May Hawthorn, Mayflower, Whitethorn, Bread and Cheese Tree, Hagthorn, Red Haw, Ladies Meat, Quick, Tree of Chastity, Pixie Pears, Cuckoo's Beads, Hazels, Gazels, Chucky Cheese, English Hawthorn, Mayblossom, Hedgethorn, Crataegus Monogyna
Traditional Usages: Dropsy, Diarrhea, Heart Tonic, Angina, Irregular Heartbeat, Normalizing Blood Pressure, Insomnia, Digestion, Sore Throat, Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Drawing out Splinters, Increases Stamina, Cardiac Tonic, Improves Circulation, Thrombosis, Mild Hypertension, CHF (Congestive Heart Failure), Edema, Gout, Stress, Nervousness, Frostbite
Resources: Britain, Europe, Western Asia, North America, North Africa
Parts Used: Leaves, Berries, Flowers, Bark
Administration Method: Liquid or dry for oral intake.
Herbal Research: Hawthorn
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breast Feeding. If taking medications seek advice from your medical doctor before using Hawthorn.
Hawthorn - Herbal remedy for Blood Pressure: Hawthorn is often used for high blood pressure. It can be taken as a herbal tea and does not interact with any medication. Hawthorn is available in teabags from health stores. Drink two cups daily every two days for a month. Infuse a tea bag in a cup of hot water for five minutes. Remove tea bag and drink warm.
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