Ingredients Glossary

Hawthorn

HawthornBotanical name: Crataegus monogyna

Alternative Names
Vitexin rhamnoside
Washington thorn

Hawthorn is one of the oldest known medicinal plant in Europe.

The leaves, flowers and berries of Hawthorn contain an abundance of oligomeric procyanidins and flavonoids, which are thought to be responsible for its pharmacologic effect.

Functions:
Hawthorn berries are traditionally known to help maintain and/or support cardiovascular health in adults.

The description presented in the nutrients glossary is for informational purposes only. It is based on widely available scientific and / or traditional references. Levels vary by product. The ingredient in the product is not intended to prevent, treat, cure or alleviate the medical symptoms described.