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Hawthorn

HAWTHORN
Crataegus oxyacantha
Blended liquid extracts of dried spring-harvested flowers & leaves, & autumn-harvested ripe berries.

Actions: Excellent nutritive, restorative tonic for heart and blood vessels; dilates coronary artery and improves blood flow to heart muscle; strengthens heart beat and regulates its rhythm; normalizes blood pressure. Excellent connective tissue tonic.

Uses: Specific for degenerative heart disease; arteriosclerosis; aging heart; smoker's heart; heart weakness due to debilitating or infectious disease; weak or irregular heart beat; high blood pressure. Degenerative or injured connective tissue (e.g., weak or injured ligaments and tendons, arthritic joints, varicose veins).

Dose: Take 30 to 40 drops, 2 to 3 times per day.

Cautions: Does not give quick results in emergencies; best results are seen with long-term use. Because Hawthorn may potentiate the effects of digitalis, patients on digitalis heart medication should consult with their physician before taking Hawthorn.


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