A.Vogel Hawthorn Crataegus
This fresh botanical food supplement is based on a formula that has been used in healthcare as far back as the 15th century. The tincture is obtained from the freshly picked berries of the Crataegus oxyacantha shrub. These berries are edible although not tasty enough to be really tempting, and there are numerous recipes in the public domain which clearly define the use of them in foods as diverse as pies, jellies, sauces, fruit bars and in certain beverages.
- With fresh herb extracts.
- A botanical food supplement.
- Made from hawthorn berries.
What is Crataegus good for?
History tells us that the Chinese used it in the treatment of gastrointestinal ailments, while in 18th century North America, it was used for issues with the heart. In other cultures, it has been said to be of some use topically, when applied to the skin for the treatment of sores or boils. Since then many human and animal studies suggest that crataegus improves circulation and lowers Blood Pressure and high Cholesterol.
What are the health benefits of hawthorn?
It may have anti-inflammatory properties that could improve a person's general health. It is a rich source of the antioxidant compound polyphenol, which combats harmful free radicals and has anti-ageing properties.
Tincture of fresh Crataegus Oxyacantha (Hawthorn) Berries, extracted in Alcohol (50% v/v ).