Hawthorn is often referred to as the heartbeat because of its pronounced cardioprotective properties. He strengthens the heart both physically and emotionally, in people who feel nervous tension and stress and through their hearts.
In folk and traditional medicine products containing hawthorn are successfully used to control conditions such as angina (chest tooth), hardening of blood vessel walls ( arteriosclerosis ), high blood pressure, accelerated or slow pulse, etc.
From a pharmacological point of view, almost every part of the bushy plant – the colors , the leaves and the fruits of the honeys – is the characteristic red balls.
What makes the gloss so useful for health?
Undoubtedly, the greatest riches of the Gloss is the very high content of flavonoids in almost every structure. Flavonoids are among the most powerful antioxidants of organic origin. Leading among them are so-called. proanthocyanidins , with which the chemical content of the gloss abounds. The varied combination of proanthocyanidins and other antioxidants in this herb is almost unique in nature. A diet rich in flavonoids helps prevent cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases and even some forms of cancer. The effect is due to the powerful anti-inflammatory action of bioflavonoids and their pronounced immunostimulating effect.The bioflavonoids are combined with a number of bioactive substances in the glutin composition:
• Quercetin ;
• Chlorogenic acid;
• Caffeic acid;
• Vitamins – B1, B2, B4, C, P (vitamin P is also referred to as a rutin and is very well combined with vitamin C);
• Minerals – iron, calcium, phosphorus
The combination of all these bioactive compounds is at the heart of the very positive action of the gloss on cardiac activity and the nervous system. Regular intake of hawthorn improves blood circulation, including peripheral circulation and dewlapping of the brain and limbs. Good blood circulation is a guarantor of the normal function of each organ, and the help that hawthorn in this regard is rarely found among the other herbs.
The biological activity of the gloss is preserved in any form in which the herb is available – dry, such as tincture (known as tincture crates ), as different extracts in syrups, capsules and tablets.
Despite its proven beneficial bioactive properties, hawthorn should not be taken as an end in itself. It may affect the activity of certain drugs , acting on the heart function and blood pressure , and reduce the effect of taking them. It is not suitable for pregnant or young children without medical advice.