Hawthorn. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna)

Properties hawthorn

* The hawthorn or white is rich in flavonoids (hyper and vitexin) that act as regulators of decreasing heart rate heart palpitations in people with anxiety and nervousness.
* The flowers are cardiotonic, hypotensive, antispasmodic and diuretic.
* Generally acts on the circulatory system by increasing coronary blood flow to the heart muscle and ensuring a greater contribution of oxygenated blood (prevention of angina pectoris.
* Used with extraordinary effects in the treatment of arrhythmia, tachycardia, vascular spasms, heart pains.
* Also in hypertension, atherosclerosis, prevention of angina pectoris, postinfarction recovery, vascular spasms, insomnia, irritability and anxiety of cardio-nervous origin (stress ulcers).
* Exerts a sedative action of central nervous system, ensuring a strong impact on the states of nervousness, irritability, sleep disturbances and anxiety. It does not cause dependence or side effects such as daytime sleepiness and losing memory, as do synthetic drugs.

Contraindications of hawthorn or sessile
- During treatment with cardiac glycosides or benzodiazepines. - No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl.

Side effects of hawthorn or sessile
None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3
- The use of hawthorn for hypertension tratamineto should be under medical supervision, given the possibility of occurrence of decompensation tension.
- As with any medicinal plants that can be taken in tincture or fluid extract should always be kept in mind the alcohol content.

(0 = none, 1 = something toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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