Hawthorn tea

Crataegus monogyna – 100g – £7.99

Mixture of Hawthorn Berries and Hawthorn leaves – loose

Hawthorn berry for centuries has been used as an herbal remedy for digestive problems, heart failure, and high blood pressure. The hawthorn berry contains plant polyphenols which have been linked to numerous health benefits because of their antioxidant properties.  In traditional Chinese medicine it is used for lowering blood pressure by helping dilate blood vessels. It has also been used for centuries to help the digestive system and in the treatment of heart failure – as it has been shown to improve heart function and decrease symptoms like shortness of breath and fatigue.

INFUSION: put two teaspoons into a teapot / pan with 2 cups of boiling water – leave for 20 minutes – heat to drink – about 2 cups per day is sufficient

WARNING has a few side effects can cause dizziness and nausea seek doctors advise if taking medicine for the heart