New Research Confirms Health Benefits of Hawthorn Berries

Recent research has confirmed active ingredients in Hawthorn berries can vastly improve several physical ailments.

Las Vegas, Nev. – The health benefits of Hawthorn Berries have been documented well since early medical trials were completed in the mid 1990’s. However, recent research conducted by several medical research centers as well as new uses for Hawthorn documented at Health and Wellness portal have confirmed that there are many new health benefits that this super fruit product can provide from cardiovascular to respiratory improvements for many medical patients across the globe.

The Hawthorn berry also known as the Thorn Apple is a fruit which grows naturally on trees and shrubs which belong to the Crataegus family of plant-life. Native to the Northern hemisphere and found in North America, Asia and Europe, the Hawthorn berry has a uniquely tart taste and have been shown to improve several medical ailments including lowering LDL, reducing high blood pressure and even help reduce risks of chronic heart failure.

According to research conducted by the University of Maryland Medical Center, the antioxidants found in hawthorn berries may be responsible for treating a long list of cardiac, respiratory, and circulatory conditions. Some of the active ingredients in Hawthorn berries such as flavonoids including quercitin and oligomeric procyanidins (OPCs) are the same antioxidants found in grapes which have been medically proven to reduce cardiovascular health issues.

In 2008 a medical study published by the German medical journal Arzneimittelforschung documented that a drug which contained Hawthorn berry juice was tested against traditional heart and blood pressure medication and found to be a safer alternative as well as providing the same results. This documentation was based on placebo-controlled human study conducted over a two-year period which involved several patients in over 40 different medical practices for patients who were diagnosed with orthostatic hypotension- dizziness.

However, the effectiveness is not restricted to medical research. Master herbalist Dr. John Ray Christopher has often described Hawthorn berries as “A great heart food or tonic”. His research concluded that most heart failure was due to improper diet; however for immediate relief of these potential fatal medical problems he used Hawthorn berries in combination with cayenne pepper to naturally treat heart palpitations, high blood pressure, shortness of breath, and weak hearts.

Although Hawthorn berries have shown to be a significant natural medical benefit for many cardiovascular conditions, many people often wonder about how to ‘take’ Hawthorn berries as a natural medical supplement. Hawthorn Berry recipes have been described as “tasting delicious with some fresh cucumbers and radishes, and equally divine when smeared on warm crunchy toast and cold meats,” according to Health and Wellness portal

For more information about the additional medical benefits of Hawthorn Berries as well as an extensive list of potential recipes for Hawthorn berries, please click the link to the article posted below.

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