Hawthorn (Crataegus species ) is a small tree or shrub and a member of the rose family. It was hung over the doorway in the Middle Ages to prevent the entry of evil spirits. By the early 1800s, American doctors recognized the herb's medicinal properties and began using it to treat circulatory disorders and respiratory illnesses.
[Mol. Formula] C32H34O10
[Mol. Weight] 578.61
[Loss on drying] ≤2.0%
[Purity]>98% 99% by HPLC
Help protect against heart disease and help control high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Treat irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, chest pain, hardening of the arteries, and heart failure. Hawthorn is commonly used to strengthen the heart.
Treatment of acute bacterial dysentery
Use 20% Hawthorn decoction to add sugar, taste 200ml per serving (children's discretion), 3 times a day, 7 to 10 days for a course of treatment. Treatment of 24 cases, all effective. Also useful in the Hawthorn 2 two decoction, treatment of light and medium-sized fungus 30 cases, except 3 cases were all cured or improved. Or use raw hot hawthorn slices each 1 2, add 500 ml of water to boil for 5 minutes, 2 times serving (children discretion), 4 to 6 days for a course of treatment, also effective.
Used to lower serum cholesterol
Daily use of hawthorn 1 two, Mao Dongqing 2 two, divided into 2 decoction. 20 cases were observed. The average serum cholesterol before treatment was 253.2 mg%, and decreased to 207 mg% after treatment. The average decrease was 46.2 mg% per case. After statistical treatment, the difference was very significant. Eleven of the 20 patients had serum cholesterol reduced to less than 200 mg%, with an average of 62.9 mg per case. It is believed that the role played by hawthorn is the main one, because Mao Dongqing reduces the effect of serum cholesterol, and the observation results are quite inconsistent in various places. It is still difficult to be sure; and 4 of the cases in this group have served the hawthorn alone and did not use Mao Dongqing. The effect, the average serum cholesterol before taking the drug was 259.7 mg%, and the drug was reviewed until the 6th week, and decreased to 214 mg%.
In addition, the flowers and leaves of hawthorn are taken as an infusion to lower blood pressure. 
The main components of hawthorn are flavonoids and organic acids. The flavonoids are mainly vitexin, quercetin, quercitin, hyperoside, 3,4',5,7-tetrahydroxyflavone-7. Glucoside (3 7,4 7,5,7-tetrahydroxy flavone-7-glucoside) and rutoside; organic acids are mainly maslinic acid, citric acid, ursolic acid (ur —solic acid) and so on. In addition, it also contains phosphatide, vitamin C, vitamin B2 (vita-min B2) and the like.
Certificate of Analysis
Brown fine powder
100%through 80 mesh
Total of bacteria
Storage Store in cool & dry place. Do not freeze.
Keep away from strong light and heat.
Shelf life 2 years when properly stored
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