Hawthorn as a remedy for heart disease is well-known physicians homeopaths, who call it "medicine for the old heart." Of course, it's not just about the age of the heart, but rather his strength and functional activity. Medicinal substances in Hawthorn, expanding the lumen of vessels of the heart, filling it with oxygen and reducing the manifestations of ischemia. Therefore, we recommend hawthorn for heart pain squeezing, crushing nature.
In addition, it prevents the development of atherosclerotic lesions, which also promotes blood circulation and nutrition of the heart. Reducing the excitability of the nervous system, hawthorn helps to normalize and heart rate. Therefore, it can be used for the treatment of tachycardia and arrhythmias. It also helps to reduce blood pressure, and therefore not recommended to drink more cups of berries at a time. Otherwise, you may experience symptoms of hypotension, somnolence, and a feeling of weakness.
In the hawthorn fruit contains nearly 10% of simple carbohydrates (mainly fructose), vitamin C, carotene, flavonoids (there are more than the flowers), saponins, glycosides, tannins, and seeds - up to 38% fatty oil. Located in the fruit pectin, promotes excretion of salts of heavy metals. Therefore, hawthorn is used not only against heart disease.
"Hawthorn binds stronger than ash, inhibiting bile and closes the end more than any other fruit" - spoke of the effect of hawthorn famous physician Abu Ali Ibn Sina (980-1037). Therefore, in Tibetan medicine hawthorn has long been used as a tool in the liver and biliary tract. In folk medicine, different types of hawthorns were used for the treatment of disorders of the nervous system: insomnia, irritability, nervous exhaustion, epilepsy and migraine.
treatment of heart disease, hawthorn
In the treatment of hawthorn used all parts of the plant: leaves, flowers and fruits.
Used in the treatment of all parts of the plant: leaves, flowers and fruits. They can be used together as an astringent and strengthens the remedy for diarrhea or separately. The flowers and young leaves of the well cleans the blood, while the fruit is mainly used in diseases of the heart and blood vessels.