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Crataegus oxyacantha

Hawthorn

Crataegus oxyacantha & C. monogyna Part used Whilst the berries are the most often used part of this shrub, the flowers and leaves may also have a role to play. Constituents Its constituents highlight the importance of flavones and flavonoids in...

Sarothamnus scoparius

Broom

Sarothamnus scoparius Leguminosea Names: Scotch Broom, Irish Broom, Broomtops, Besom. Habitat: British Isles, Europe and naturalized in North America, SouthAfrica and parts of Asia. Collection: May be gathered throughout the spring, summer and...

Atrial fibrillation (AF):

Last week, a reader wrote in asking for more information about this heart condition that is plaguing her father. He has been prescribed warfarin and digoxin and she would like to know any alternatives beside drug therapy. A wise move as well...

Crataegus oxyacantha

Hawthorn for the Heart

The best-known herb for the heart in western herbalism is Hawthorn, which is a small tree or shrub that grows throughout the northern hemisphere. The fruits, flowers, and leaves are processed into tinctures and other kinds of extracts available in...

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