Herbs Hands Healing
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Common Name Hawthorn
Genus / Species Crataegus oxyacantha
Part Used Berry, leaf, flower
Energetics Sour, sweet, slightly warm
Meridians Heart, spleen, stomach, liver
Active Constituents Bioflavonoids: rutin, quercetin
Triterpenoids
Cyanogenic glycosides
Amines (trimethylamine - in flowers only)
Polyphenols
Coumarins
Tannins
Saponins
Medicinal Uses Cardiotonic/protector
Dilates blood vessels
Relaxant
Anti-oxidant