Natures Way Hawthorn Standardised. The heart herb. Hawthorns main action is to help normalise heart function. Helps lower blood pressure & cholesterol making it useful in the prevention & treatment of arteriosclerosis. May help assist with preventing & managing cardiac dysfunction. A Leaf and Flower extract, in a base of Hawthorn Berry, standardised to 1.8% flavonoids, including vitexin and hyperoside (5.4mg). 90 Vcaps
Heart tonic, heart problems, high blood pressure, aid in burning off excess calories, help relieve abdominal distension and diarrhoea, used for circulation and specific nutritional resources for building heart tone. Valuable in angina pectoris or inflammation of the heart muscle. Helps reduce capillary fragility.
Recommendations: One capsule, two to three times daily, with water at mealtimes.
Medical practitioners in Europe and China use Hawthorn to help treat early stages of congestive heart failure, characterised by diminished cardiac function, a sensation of pressure or anxiety in the heart area, age related heart disorders, which do not require digitalis and mild arrhythmias. Numerous pharmacological and clinical studies have shown that hawthorn fruit or berry extract improves blood flow to and from the heart by strengthening its contractions. Hawthorn flower and leaf extracts improve circulation to the extremities by reducing resistance in the arteries. Experiments in China have shown that preparations of hawthorn fruit lower blood pressure and serum cholesterol levels, and are therefore useful in prevention and treatment of arteriosclerosis.
Each vegetarian capsule contains: Hawthorn Leaf/Flower extract 300mg, standardised to 1.8m% flavonoids including vitexin and hyperoside (5.4mg), in a base of 165mg of Hawthorn berries. Other ingredients: Plant derived capsule (hypromellose), magnesium stearate.
Keep out of reach of Children. In all cases of cardiovascular problems, seek professional advice before self prescribing. If pregnant or nursing or taking any medications, consult a healthcare professional before use.