Hawthorne (Crataegus oxyacantha & C. monogyna) Non-Native

Hawthorne (Crataegus oxyacantha & C. monogyna)

Parts used: flowering tops and berries

Medicinal uses: This plant is a valuable remedy for high blood pressure, but also raises low blood pressure, giving the property of a cardiotonic. It can be used to treat angina and coronary artery disease. It improves heart function and is useful for mild congestive heart failure and irregular heartbeat.

Cautions: It is recommended to take this plant only under supervision (Chevallier 90).

Hawthorne Crataegus oxyacantha+C monogyna

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