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The hawthorn berry enjoys a long and enduring history of medicinal use. For centuries, the hawthorn berry has been used as a herbal remedy for digestive problems, heart failure, and high blood pressure. In fact, it’s a key part of traditional Chinese medicine. Hawthorn berries were a favourite of the Native American Indians as a heart tonic and they also used them for gastrointestinal complaints. One of the oldest known medicinal plants, there is an account of hawthorn berry being prescribed by an ancient Greek physician in the first century AD.
Research suggests that Hawthorn Oil:
Contains powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
May help lessen anxiety
Contributes to heart health
Boosts digestive health
May lower blood pressure and cholesterol
No Artificial Additives
A unique formula
Each of our liquid capsules contains pure hawthorn macerate, a berry that has been used through the ages to treat a range of health conditions.
Formulated with rapeseed oil, which too has health benefits, for better stability.
Benefits backed by science
Scientists understand that hawthorn benefits the heart in a range of ways by causing a dilation of the smooth muscle that lines the coronary arteries, increasing blood flow. Research suggests that hawthorn may:
Hawthorn berries and hawthorn extract have been used for centuries to treat digestive issues, particularly indigestion and stomach pain. The berries contain fibre, which has been proven to aid digestion by reducing constipation and acting as a prebiotic. Prebiotics feed your healthy gut bacteria and are vital to maintaining healthy digestion. It is also shown to decrease the transit time of food in your digestive system, which may alleviate indigestion.
Hawthorn has a very mild sedative effect, which may help decrease anxiety symptoms. Given that it has few side effects compared to traditional anti-anxiety medications, hawthorn continues to be researched as a potential treatment for disorders of the central nervous system, such as anxiety and depression.
Why take our Hawthorn Oil
Each of our liquid capsules contains 300mg of pure hawthorn macerate, a berry that has been used for centuries as a treatment for stress, heart and digestive issues.
An excellent source of vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant, and packed with omega-3, our Hawthorn Oil is formulated with rapeseed oil, for better stability, maintaining its efficacy and ensuring it does not degrade until you are ready to take it.
Yes, there are a range of health benefits that may be derived through supplementing with hawthorn, including:
Overall health improver: Hawthorn berry may have anti-inflammatory properties that could improve your health. Choronic inflammation has been linked to many diseases, including type 2 diabetes, asthma, and certain cancers and so the anti-inflammatory properties of hawthorn may be effective in mitigating the inflammation.
May help prevent hair loss: Hawthorn berry is an ingredient in some commercial hair growth products. Its polyphenol content may promote healthy hair growth, but more research is needed.
Very few side effects have been reported from taking hawthorn berry. However, some people have complained of mild nausea or dizziness. Due to its potent effect on the heart, it can affect certain medications. If you’re taking medication for your heart, blood pressure, or cholesterol, we strongly recommend that you speak with your healthcare provider before using our Hawthorn Oil supplement.
Flavonoids, approximating 1.78% of the leaf and flower, and procyanidins, accounting for 2.96% of the fruit, are thought to be the most pharmacologically active constituents of hawthorn. Other constituents include triterpene acids and phenolic acids.
Rapeseed oil is high in unsaturated fats and vitamins E and K. It contains a beneficial ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 fats, which can positively influence heart health.
Research suggests you can take Hawthorn Oil when it's convenient for you. For those suffering from stress related symptoms during the day we'd recommend earlier in the day and with a meal and water to help absorption. Avoid taking with caffeine as this can prevent absorption and increase excretion.