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Hawthorn Berry (Shan Zha) - Powder Form 1 lb. - Plum Flower Brand

$29.00

Herbal Information on Hawthorn Berry in Bulk Powder Form

Common Name:  Hawthorn Berry

Botanical Name:  Crataegus pinnatifida fruit  (Crataeguss laevigata)

Channels/Meridians: Spleen, Stomach, Liver

Pin Yin Name:  Shan Zha

Other Names: Hawthorn Fruit, Hawthorn Berries, Hawthorne Berry, May Flower, WhiteHorn, English Hawthorn, Crataegi Fructus

Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

Package Size:   500 Grams   (1.1 pounds)

Form: Powder - Fine powder 80 to 100 mesh size (similar to the consistency of baking flour)

Dosage:  Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

Origin: China

Brand: Plum Flower, species - authenticated herbs

Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Not use with high blood pressure medication.  Do not use if over abundance of stomach acid.

California Prop 65 

Naturally Occurring Chemical Components: L-epicatechin; quercetin; hyperoside; chlorogenic acid; citric acid and its monomethyl ester, dimethyl ester,  trimethyl ester; sucrose; flavan polymer; and ursolic acid.

Product Properties:  Sour, Sweet, Slightly Warm

Possible Side Effects of Hawthorn and Hawthorn Berries

Possible side effects of hawthorn include headache, dizziness or an upset stomach, although it is widely regarded to be safe over a short period of time for the majority of adults. However, it is important to point out that hawthorn should only be taken under the qualified supervision of your medical practitioner. Hawthorn is primarily used as a cardiac tonic because it has been shown to increase oxygen utilization by the heart. It acts as a mild dilator of the heart and as a peripheral vasodilator.

More About Hawthorn Berries

Hawthorns are small trees or flowering shrubs, members of the rose family. Native to the regions of Northern Europe, they can be successfully grown all over the world. Herbalist are particularly interested in the small, red, hawthorn berries, although leaves and flowers have also been found to have special properties. Hawthorn is rich in flavonoids, and is noted for its capacity to support the normal activity of the heart.  Hawthorn’s bioflavonoids well  documented antioxidant activity, which is vital for protecting the heart from the ravages of free radicals.

How Hawthorn Berries Are Used: Hawthorn berries are often supplied simply dried, but a word of warning, they are extremely hard (a bit like peppercorns) so, if you want to make some hawthorn infusion you are advised to crush them first.   When the berries are sliced first the texture is more of dried fruit.

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Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

  • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
  • How to make a citrus facial splash
  • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
  • Citrus potpourri basket       

how to use herbs, different ways to use herbs, tutorials for herb use, instructions of herb use 

About Plum Flower Quality Herb Powders

Plum Flower is an established worldwide manufacturer of high-quality Chinese herbs, and innovative Chinese medicinal herbs and products. Plum Flower uses sulfur-free herbs and laboratory tests its products for contamination and heavy metals, such as mercury, lead, and pesticides.                                     

  • Made at GMP internationally certified facilities (Good Manufacturing Practices) Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results.
  • Manufactured using Unsulfured, Chlorine free, Aluminum Phosphate free herbs when possible.
  • Microbials and heavy metals tested. No preservatives.

Traditional Chinese Herbs

Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs (Teas) emphasize harmony, and balance.

 

References:
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Balch and Balch
Chinese Materia Medica
http://planetaryherbals.com/products/GP1531/

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    Herbal Information on Hawthorn Berry in Bulk Powder Form

    Common Name:  Hawthorn Berry

    Botanical Name:  Crataegus pinnatifida fruit  (Crataeguss laevigata)

    Channels/Meridians: Spleen, Stomach, Liver

    Pin Yin Name:  Shan Zha

    Other Names: Hawthorn Fruit, Hawthorn Berries, Hawthorne Berry, May Flower, WhiteHorn, English Hawthorn, Crataegi Fructus

    Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

    Package Size:   500 Grams   (1.1 pounds)

    Form: Powder - Fine powder 80 to 100 mesh size (similar to the consistency of baking flour)

    Dosage:  Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

    Origin: China

    Brand: Plum Flower, species - authenticated herbs

    Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Not use with high blood pressure medication.  Do not use if over abundance of stomach acid.

    California Prop 65 

    Naturally Occurring Chemical Components: L-epicatechin; quercetin; hyperoside; chlorogenic acid; citric acid and its monomethyl ester, dimethyl ester,  trimethyl ester; sucrose; flavan polymer; and ursolic acid.

    Product Properties:  Sour, Sweet, Slightly Warm

    Possible Side Effects of Hawthorn and Hawthorn Berries

    Possible side effects of hawthorn include headache, dizziness or an upset stomach, although it is widely regarded to be safe over a short period of time for the majority of adults. However, it is important to point out that hawthorn should only be taken under the qualified supervision of your medical practitioner. Hawthorn is primarily used as a cardiac tonic because it has been shown to increase oxygen utilization by the heart. It acts as a mild dilator of the heart and as a peripheral vasodilator.

    More About Hawthorn Berries

    Hawthorns are small trees or flowering shrubs, members of the rose family. Native to the regions of Northern Europe, they can be successfully grown all over the world. Herbalist are particularly interested in the small, red, hawthorn berries, although leaves and flowers have also been found to have special properties. Hawthorn is rich in flavonoids, and is noted for its capacity to support the normal activity of the heart.  Hawthorn’s bioflavonoids well  documented antioxidant activity, which is vital for protecting the heart from the ravages of free radicals.

    How Hawthorn Berries Are Used: Hawthorn berries are often supplied simply dried, but a word of warning, they are extremely hard (a bit like peppercorns) so, if you want to make some hawthorn infusion you are advised to crush them first.   When the berries are sliced first the texture is more of dried fruit.

     blue-bar1.jpg

    Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

    • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
    • How to make a citrus facial splash
    • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
    • Citrus potpourri basket       

    how to use herbs, different ways to use herbs, tutorials for herb use, instructions of herb use 

    About Plum Flower Quality Herb Powders

    Plum Flower is an established worldwide manufacturer of high-quality Chinese herbs, and innovative Chinese medicinal herbs and products. Plum Flower uses sulfur-free herbs and laboratory tests its products for contamination and heavy metals, such as mercury, lead, and pesticides.                                     

    • Made at GMP internationally certified facilities (Good Manufacturing Practices) Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results.
    • Manufactured using Unsulfured, Chlorine free, Aluminum Phosphate free herbs when possible.
    • Microbials and heavy metals tested. No preservatives.

    Traditional Chinese Herbs

    Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs (Teas) emphasize harmony, and balance.

     

    References:
    Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Balch and Balch
    Chinese Materia Medica
    http://planetaryherbals.com/products/GP1531/

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    Current Stock: 2
    SKU: 25368P
    Global Trade Item Number: 739934253687
    Manufacturer Part Number 5368SFP
    Condition: New
    Availability: Usually ships in 1 business day.
    Width: 10.00 (in)
    Height: 12.00 (in)
    Depth: 2.00 (in)