Hawthorn Berry Dried Berries Or Powder

Hawthorn Berry Dried Berries Or Powder – The Hawthorn has a long history of use in traditional Western herbalism and is well loved for its affinity for the heart. The red berries of

They have been an ingredient in jams, wines, cordials, and sweets for centuries. A member of the rose family, the hawthorn is a large shrub covered in sharp thorns. Sometimes spelledhawthorne, the berries are picked fully ripe in autumn before the first frost. Hawthorn berry is often macerated in herbal vinegars and syrups, ashawthorn tea infused, or used in tincture.

Hawthorn Berry Dried Berries Or Powder

Hawthorn leaves, flowers and berries have been praised over the centuries for their uplifting properties. Thought to uplift and strengthen both the physical and emotional heart, the hawthorn, as it supports healthy cardiovascular function, was also revered for ceremonial and spiritual purposes. The flavorful red berries have been used in sweets, jams, jellies, wines, and cordials and are widely available in many forms as dietary supplements.

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Is a shrub or thorny tree with stems and trunks consisting of hardwood and gray bark, often having tri-lobed leaves and white flowers that are similar to other genera in the Rosaceae family and that have bright red berries. There are about 280 known species, most of which are used in traditional medicine and can be used interchangeably. Generally,

Is derived from the Greek ‘kratos’, which means hardness and refers to wood, ‘oxcus’ which means ‘cut’, and ‘akantha’ which is a thorn. In several countries in Europe, particularly Germany, the hawthorn was used as a hedge, ‘haw’ being an old term for ‘hedge.’ This bush was also called ‘whitethorn’ because of its light bark.

Most of the hawthorn that is cultivated for commercial purposes is obtained from the United Kingdom and other countries such as Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, the former Yugoslavia, and Poland. Collect the flowering branches in spring as all parts (leaves, twigs, spines, flowers) can be used for fresh tincture. Or if it dries out, discard stems and thorns. The berries are best harvested in autumn when they are fully ripe, and before the first frost.

Hawthorn has been used since the Middle Ages, with some accounts dating back to the first century Greek herbalist Dioscorides. It was later used by the Swiss physician Paracelsus (1493–1541 CE). Considered a particularly symbolic tree with many folk tales and magical myths surrounding it, the hawthorn was “sacred tree medicine” for the ancient Druids, and was said to harbor fairies, specifically when it grows with oak trees and the ashes However, it was unfortunate that they brought flowers into the house, quite possibly because they brought the fairy folk with them. Hawthorn branches and flowers were incorporated into the wedding crown symbolizing chastity and ensuring prosperity in Greek weddings and were also used to decorate alters worshiping the god of marriage, Hymen . In Ireland, couples wishing the hawthorn’s blessing would dance around it during wedding ceremonies. The branches were attached to the cradles of the newborns to protect them from evil and are also used to decorate the may pole for the ceremony of May Day or Beltane, which celebrates fertility and renewal. The flowering of this tree coincided with the first day of summer that occurred in May.

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In traditional European medicine all parts of the tree were valued and utilized: leaves, berries, flowers, and wood. The blossoms were used as a heart tonic and diuretic, and the berries and leaves were made into an astringent tea to soothe sore throats. The bright red sumptuous berries were also made into a tasty cordial brandy. Additionally, wood was carved into smaller objects such as boxes and combs and burned as fuel producing extremely hot wood fires.

Hawthorn or ‘shanzha’ has been used in TCM since ancient times, however most historical uses were related to digestion until recently. It is considered energetically slightly warm, associated with the spleen, stomach and liver meridians, and reflects both sweet and sour tastes. Currently, it is used to support the cardiovascular system as well, and in fact, in China, the berries are so popular that they become hawthorn sweets that are similar to the ‘fruit roll-ups’ in the West.

Hawthorn is considered a superior heart tonic by many herbalists. However, its effects on the heart are diverse. Many consider the hawthorn to be transformational for the emotional or spiritual heart as well. Herbalist Matthew Becker suggests that hawthorn is specifically helpful for women with “broken hearts” that is for those “feeling wounded and hurt.” Often flowers and leaves are made into flower essences to address these types of emotional issues. Hawthorn is considered slightly hot energetically and both sour and sweet in taste.

Precautions Please note that Hawthorn Berries sometimes develop a white film on the berry. This is natural sucrose that matures in the outer skin. We recommend that you consult with a qualified health care practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or on any medications.

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Enter your email below to request a new password. An email will be sent to the address below containing a link to verify your email address. Dried Whole Red Siberian Hawthorn Berries, 400g, manufactured by Best Value Organic in Siberia, Altai region. Ingredients: 100% Whole Dried Red Hawthorn Berries (Crataegus Sanguinea pall). Crataegus sanguinea (common names redhaw hawthorn or Siberian hawthorn) is a species of hawthorn that is native to southern Siberia. Not treaded, natural, wild harvested and has nothing added. It contains very hard seeds. Store in a cool dry place, at room temperature. For best results store in a closed plastic or glass container. It contains very hard seeds.

Whole Red Hawthorn Berries is a common botanical in Siberia, the Altai region of southern Siberia – a herb traditionally used for herbal teas and tinctures.

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Whole Red Hawthorn Berries can be infused in alcohol, wine, vinegar. Leave dried berries to stay overnight in a liquid, then let it boil, and now eat much softer berries with honey or as is. Be sure to always remove very hard seeds. A great addition to your menu.

Collected in remote and unpolluted places of Southern Siberia. Nothing added – 100% natural. Not treated. As natural as possible. Handpicked. It grows naturally and organically along edges, riverbanks, virgin Siberian forests and ravines

You can find many publications on the internet about hawthorn. I have been using it as one of the components for a tea to regulate my blood pressure for many years. Hawthorn from Siberian herbs is one of the best I have tried in the past

I plan to put these berries in my tea and let it brew. I hope it will be effective in lowering my cholesterol

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