Hawthorn is an extremely tonic of the circulatory system. It is an anticonvulsant buffer of the heart and arteries. Hawthorn relieves from problems such as palpitations and arrhythmias. Moreover, it reduces level of cholesterol and high blood pressure. Hawthorn has been investigated extensively. The main pharmaceutical ingredient is bioflavonoids, which relax and dilate the arteries, particularly the coronary artery. Also, it increases blood flow to the heart muscles. Bioflavonoids are antioxidants, as a result help to prevent or reduce the degeneration of blood vessels. Improve myocardial contractility and ischemia. Clinical studies have shown that hawthorn helps to hypertension and problem such as tachycardia and arrhythmia of the heart.
Scientific name: Crataegus oxyacanthoeides