Hawthorn Berries are pack with so many benefits and very few side affect. We as a culture, here in the USA, have forgotten so many things that our ansesters shared. In some comminities these precious memories remain in the form of plants, shrubs and trees that where planted in the old homesteads of long ago. One of these is the great old, almost forgotten stand-by, Hawthorn Berries ("Haws").
Reversing Heart Failure
Controlling High Blood Pressure
Impoved Immune System
Increased Blood Sugar Control
Elimainating Intestinal Infactions
Better Control of Heart Rythm
Reduce itching of healing skin wounds, Eczema and Psoriasis
Lower LDL ("bad") Cholesterol and Triglycerides
Increases Energy by improving blood circulation.
Helpful links with tips on how to use this wonderful berry:
Potential side effects
Although modern drugs are effective in preventing cardiovascular disorders, their use is often limited due to their side effects. Most of the adverse effects from using hawthorn berries are mild to moderate. However, most studies indicate that oral hawthorn is well tolerated. One study, which included 29 clinical studies consisting of 7311 patients reported 166 adverse events.
Side effects may include upset stomach, sweating, fatigue, nausea, agitation or dizziness. More serious side effects include shortness of breath, severe allergic reactions, heart irregularities and mood swings. Therefore, before adding hawthorn to your diet, speak with your doctor.