Hawthorn (Young Shoot Extract) Crataegus oxyacantha
1.7fl oz (50 ml)
The primary action of Hawthorn is as a harmonizer for the heart and the circulatory system. It is a harmonizer for the Central Nervous System, resolving anxiety, insomnia (difficulty to fall asleep), and stress. The secondary effect of Hawthorn is as a harmonizer for the Sympathetic Nervous System, in addition, it acts as a beta-blocker that will disrupt or prevent a fight or flight response.
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In the Restoring Immunity System:
Hawthorn is used in microdose at Stage 1 as a harmonizer to resolve anxiety and fear that leads to tension in the cardiac area.
At Stage 3, in a higher dose, as a harmonizer for the heart and circulatory system, also of thyroid origin.
The Bud or the young shoot of Hawthorn are the sources of Gemmotherapy Extract. Hawthorn is a thorny shrub, very rowdy, 6 to 12 feet (2 to 4 meters) high, generally common in wasteland, hedgerows, vineyards and orchards, in forest edges and clearings of the Northern Hemisphere, it grows on calcareous, alkaline soil as long as it is always in full light. It can live up to 200 years, some specimens are even thousands of years old. Its luxuriant bloom covers the shrub with many white, or sometimes pink, flowers that become haws, small red fruits that will remain on the tree until winter to serve as food for birds.
In mythology, it is a symbol of health, prosperity, strength, protection, healing and fertility. In Ancient Greece, wedding guests brought a Hawthorn twig as a promise of happiness and prosperity for the newlyweds.
Hawthorn was mentioned by Dioscorides in the 1st century A.D. for its therapeutic properties, but then it fell into oblivion. In 1846, the Americans Yennings and Clement evidenced the remarkable properties of flowers in cardiac and nervous affections and their action on the vagus nerve.
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These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Gemmotherapy extracts are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your practitioner before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
- Plant: 5%
- Glycerine: 33%
- Ethanol: 18%
- Water: 44%