Hawthorn Berries & Hawthorn Leaf and Flower

Review Hawthorn Berries Forms and Sizes Below    

Common Name: Hawthorn Berries
Botanical Name:
Crataeguss laevigata

Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Shan Zha
Dosage: Follow your healthcare professional's instructions for correct use.
Do not use if nursing or pregnant.

Hawthorn Berries Benefits & Information

Hawthorn Berries is a well known herb in traditional Chinese medicine that supports the cardiovascular system. It also provides botanical support to the kidneys and digestive system.
Warm, Sweet

Channels: Stomach, Liver Spleen 

Hawthorn berries, also known as Crataegus species, are a popular herbal remedy that is used in traditional medicine for a variety of health conditions, including heart disease and digestion issues.

Some common ways to use hawthorn berries include:

  1. Herbal tea: Dried hawthorn berries can be steeped in hot water to make a tea. This is a simple and easy way to consume hawthorn berries, and can be enjoyed as a hot or cold drink.
  2. Capsules or tablets: Hawthorn berry supplements are widely available in the form of capsules or tablets. This is a convenient way to consume hawthorn berries, but you should always make sure you purchase your supplements from a reputable source.
  3. Tincture: Hawthorn berries can also be extracted in alcohol to make a tincture, which can be taken as a liquid extract.
  4. As a food ingredient: Fresh or dried hawthorn berries can also be used to make jams, jellies, or syrups, or to be added to baked goods, sauces or marinades.

It is important to note that the dosage and frequency of use may vary depending on the individual's condition, and it's always best to consult with a qualified practitioner before taking hawthorn berries or any other herbal supplement. Also, please note that self-medicating with hawthorn berries or any other traditional herbs may have potential side-effects and interactions with other medications or supplements you may be taking, thus always consult with your doctor before trying.

 Herbs that Combine With Hawthorn Berries

Scutellaria Baicalensis  

many uses of hawthorn berries and flowers

































     References: https://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Shan-Zha-Cid4592