Herbal Information for Hawthorn Leaf and Flower
**Please note: This is leaf and flower only, not berries.
Common Name: Hawthorn Leaf, May Flower, Quickthorn, Whitehorn, English Hawthorn, Haw, Hawthorne
Botanical Name: Crataegus laevigata
Pin Yin Name: Shan Zha
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: One Pound (1lb)
Form: Cut / Sifted, Organic
Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Hawthorn should only be taken under qualified supervision.
About Hawthorn Plants
The flowers of the Hawthorn plant are hermaphroditic, which means these flowers are "perfect," containing both stamens and carpels for reproduction within each flower. Flowers are highly scented, and white or occasionally pink with five petals and grow in flat-topped clusters.
With so many different ways to use bulk herbs, and especially Traditional Chinese Bulk Herb, 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. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:
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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 209350-31Global Trade Item Number: 767963024350Manufacturer Part Number 209350-31Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 3.00 (in)Height: 5.00 (in)Depth: 5.00 (in)