Origin: Fruit of shrub belonging to the genus Crataegus
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Overview: Hawthorn berries are the fruits of plants belonging to the genus Crataegus. They are tart, tangy, and mildly sweet fruits that are yellow, deep red, or black in color. It is used in traditional Chinese medicine as an herbal remedy for digestive problems and high blood pressure. It contains polyphenols that help neutralize free radicals in the body.
Common Dosage: 250 to 500 mg taken three times daily