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Hawthorn: Hawthorn is an herb used medicinally and claimed to be beneficial to the heart and cardiovascular system and the connective tissue. Hawthorn is available in a wide variety of supplements and extracts.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Hawthorn

Adequate amounts of Hawthorn are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Hawthorn

Adequate amounts of Hawthorn are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Hawthorn

Excessive intake of Hawthorn may involve the following risks:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Sudden drop in blood pressure
  • Dizziness
  • Sedation
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Not for use in people with heart disease, hypotension, hypertension or cardiovascular conditions unless recommended and monitored by a physician
  • Do not take with other medications, herbs, or supplements that can affect blood pressure
  • Not for use during pregnancy or lactation
  • Do not use in children
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your physician and all your healthcare providers before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Hawthorn: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Hawthorn) include:

  • Crataegus oxyacantha
  • May bush
  • White thorn
  • Thorn-apple tree

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