Hawthorn Berry Certified Organic Powder, Starwest brand 1 lb
Common Name: Hawthorn Berry, Hawthorn Berries, Hawthorne, May flower, quickthorn, whitehorn
Botanical Name: Crataegus laevigata
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 pound
Form: Fine Powder
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Certified Organic: Yes, USDA Organic
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Additional Information: sour, sweet, slightly warm, Liver, Spleen, Stomach.
Cadiovascular system support.
Botanical Supoort for the Heart
Certified Organic Hawthorn Berry Powder. Easy to use, for encapsulation, as it is an 80 to 100 mesh size.
Hawthorns compounds are flavonids--like complex of oligomeric procyanidins, which are responsible for the cardiac action attributed to the plant. This is partly due to hawthorns ability to inhibit a substance in the body known as angiotensin-converting enzyme.
With so many different ways to use bulk herbs, it is easy to get confused. In order to understand how to use the different parts of the plant, please see our informational chart below. We also have several helpful pages if you need additional information. Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly.
|Parts of Plants||Tincture||Decoction||Syrup/Gargle||Topical/Facial||Tea/Infusion||Cooking/Soups|
|Hard/Dried Berries||?£ô||?£ô||?£ô||Powder first.||?£ô|
|Roots/Tubers||?£ô||?£ô||Decoct first.||Powder first.||?£ô|
|Stems||?£ô||?£ô||Decoct first.||Powder first.||?£ô|
|Flowers||?£ô||Make tea first.||Powder first.||?£ô|
|Mushrooms/Fungus||?£ô||?£ô||Decoct first.||Decoct first.||?£ô|
As a side note: Hawthorn berries were documented the Greek Herbalist Dioscorides and later by the Swiss physician Paracelsus. According to Christian legend, the Crown of Thorns was believed to be made of hawthorn. Because of this, the herb was thought to possess miraculous healing properties. In ancient Greece, hawthorn was a symbol of hope and happiness, while in Rome, it was considered a mighty amulet.