Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Hawthorn
Botanical Name   Crataegus, various species
System Affected   heart, insomnia, gums, blood, allergies, stress
Properties   Strengthen & regulate heart, heart defects/diseases Good for vs stress. Treats high and low blood pressure. Reliefes insomnia circulation, vascular problems, angina, arteriosclerosis, cholesterol; insomnia diarrhea, digestion, dyspepsia hypertension allergies
Description   fruit of a shrub
Origin   England
Notes    
Toxicity   none; large dose may produce dizziness
Dosage   3-15 grains, 3-4Xs/day

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