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Hawthorn Extract

Hawthorn is a shrub that is part of the rose family and has been used in cooking and to maintain health. Hawthorn berries contain antioxidant phytonutrients including anthocyanin and proanthocyanidin along with the phytochemicals tannins, flavonoids, oligomeric and phenolic acids. Hawthorn can uphold blood vessel wall strength, encourage healthy cholesterol levels, and support overall cardiovascular function.*

Health Benefits

  • Supports Healthy Digestion *
  • Maintain Circulatory Health *
  • Uphold Healthy Vibrant Skin *
  • Support Cardiovascular Function *

History

Originally, the fruit of the Hawthorn tree was eaten to boost digestive health and as a tradition in medieval Maytime festivals. Children were encouraged to eat the berries to encourage healthy digestive function and maintain overall wellness. The fruit has also been used to make wine throughout Europe since the middle ages. More modernly, hawthorn is used in jams, jellies, wines, tinctures, and as an all-around flavor enhancer.

The use of Hawthorn leaves and berries for optimum health reaches as far back as the 17th century with Alleyne in his The New English Dispensatory writes only of its use as a diuretic and "powerful expeller(s) of the stone and gravel." This was quickly dispelled when its benefits for cardiovascular health were discovered during the 19th and 20th centuries. Homeopathic and allopathic doctors continue to prescribe hawthorn to this day for their patients with cardiac issues.

Native Americans have a long-held belief in utilizing the hawthorn berry as a heart tonic and to relieve all types of gastrointestinal issues. Packed with powerful antioxidants, hawthorn gives cells the ability to heal and regenerate when faced with disease or malfunction.

Ingredients

Hawthorn (Crataegus Pinna Tifida) Leaf Extract, Plant Cellulose (vegetable capsules), Organic Rice Concentrate

Usage

As a dietary supplement, adults take 1 capsule two to three times daily, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Best when taken with a meal.

How our Hawthorn is Extracted, Harvested, Processed and Manufactured

There are three main parts of the hawthorn tree that is used in herbal medicine; the flowers, leaves, and berries. They each have a time of year when harvesting is optimal. The flowers are best gathered in the springtime when they are fully open, the fruit is usually ripe around the middle of September and the leaves can be gathered during either time. From there, we thoroughly inspect each and every plant we receive for the utmost efficacy and safety. The plants are then dried and processed.

WHAT YOU WON'T FIND IN OUR PRODUCTSis harmful magnesium stearate, dioxides, preservatives, or other potentially harmful artificial ingredients of any kind. This means you can rest easy knowing you are receiving the safest, most efficient, and chemical-free product possible. We are committed to our customers, community and planet.

Caution

Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Please consult a physician if pregnant or nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition before consuming this product. Not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not use if safety seal is damaged or missing. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.