Hawthorne (Crataegus spp.)

HOORAY FOR HAWTHORNE

Looks at the results of a study conducted by the University of Reading's School of Food Biosciences on the effectiveness of the hawthorne herb in lowering blood pressure.

Fructus Crataegi (Hawthorne)

Botany: The largest division of the plant kingdom is Magnoliophyta, formerly Angiospermae. There are over 250,000 species forming the predominant portion of the earth's vegetation. They are the flowering plants.

There are over 50 orders within this division belonging to one of two classes: Magnoliophyta (dicotyledon) or Liliopsida (monocotyledon) based on the generation of one or two seed leaves.[ 1]

Hawthorne and the Heart: A Research Update

The article presents a study identifying the clinical benefit of herb Hawthorne in patients with NYHA classes I and II cardiac disease. It has confirmed that Hawthorne therapy increases maximal c...

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