Hawthorn helps fight cardiovascular disease and improves heart function and cellular health naturally.

English Name: Hawthorn

Latin Name: Crataegus

Type: Herbal

Products with Hawthorn: High-Rite

What is Hawthorn?

Hawthorn, a thorny tree or shrub with red berries, can grow up to thirty feet tall and is a member of the rose family. 1  

There are several species of this plant. One species — Crataegus oxyacantha — has been used as a heart tonic since the first century A.D., according to Alternative Medicine Review. 2

Crataegus oxyacantha is also known as Crataegus laevigata and is found in several European countries.3

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Medicinal Uses of Hawthorn

One analysis of research studies on hawthorn found that the plant had the potential to be used as a remedy for cardiovascular disease.4

In one study, scientists analyzed a hawthorn extract and determined that it could improve heart function. 5 They were able to confirm that this extract had antioxidant capabilities and could reduce the presence of free radicals — molecules that can damage cells.

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