Hawthorn Herb

Hawthorn Herb Hawthorn Herb or (Crataegus species) is a thorny shrub in the rose family that grows up to 5 feet tall in sunny wooded hillsides throughout the world. Its flowers  grow in small white, red, or pink clusters and bloom in May. Small red or black berries, called haws, sprout and ripen after the flowers. Hawthorn leaves are shiny and grow in a variety of shapes and sizes. The berries have been used to treat various heart problems including irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, chest pain, hardening of the arteries, and heart failure. Hawthorn contains many substances that than …

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