Hawthorn Medicine

Hawthorn Tree MedicineImage – part of Medicinal Tree Exhibit. Exhibition was displayed during National Herb Week 2015

Hawthorn (Crateaugus sp.): Also known as the May tree as it blossoms in May. Hawthorn berries, leaves and blossoms are used in herbalism. They are full of anti-oxidants and flavanoids and are renowned for being a heart and circulatory tonic. Hawthorn may also be beneficial for reducing cholesterol. Take as a tea or tincture.

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YVETTE SHERIDAN BHSC (NAT), B. COMM

EvieYvette has been practicing herbal medicine for over 10 years.  Read more here