Hawthorn Berry, org (1/2 lb.)
Item Number : 6402 Price: $11.95
Certified Organic Hawthorn Berry powder (Crataegus laevigata)
Helps to maintain cardio-vascular health*
* Supports proper function of the heart* * Helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels already within the normal range* * Supports healthy circulation*
* Rasa (taste): sour * Virya (action): heating * Vipaka (post-digestive effect): sour * Doshas (constitutions): Balancing for vata, may increase pitta and kapha in excess.
Commentary: Hawthorn berries are one of the most popular herbs for promoting heart health in the West. They are particularly good for vata-related heart imbalances. Hawthorn berries calm the heart and nerves and promote longevity. They help to keep the channels in the circulatory system clear and to maintain healthy cholesterol levels already within the normal range.*
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Herbal tablets that contain Hawthorn Berry include: Heart Formula
Other products that contain Hawthorn Berry include: Clarity Tea
This product is organically grown and processed in accordance with the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP).
For more information on Hawthorn Berry visit:
Wikipedia's entry for Crataegus laevigata
Herbs for life: Hawthorn Berry monograph
Search index page description Banyan Botanicals Hawthorn Berry powder is USDA certified organic, sustainably sourced and fairly traded. Hawthorn Berry is also known as Shan sha (Chinese) and English Hawthorn, May tree and White thorn (English). The botanical name of Hawthorn Berry is Crataegus laevigata. Hawthorn Berry powder is available in ½ lb and 1 lb bags and in bulk bags of 5 lbs or more.
Common name: hawthorn fruit
Botanical family: Rosaceae
Botanical name: 1, Crataegus pinnatifida Bge. var. major N.E. Br.; 2, C. cuneata Sieb. et Zucc.
Primary action: Disperse Food Accumulation
Secondary actions: Quicken Blood, Transform Stasis
Temperature: slightly warm
Taste: sour, sweet
Entering Channel: Sp, St, Lv
Disperses Food Accumulation, especially of meat.
Quickens Blood, Transforms Stasis and resolves masses; used in angina pectoris (Heart Blood Stasis), postpartum abdominal pain and masses due to Blood Stasis.
Relieves diarrhea of chronic dysentery.
Promotes lactation by unblocking congested milk accumulation in the breasts.
(See Food Accumulation ; Blood Stasis ; Large Intestine Damp Heat ; Milk Accumulation in breasts .)
Dosage: 2-4 qian.