A.Vogel's Hawthorn Crataegus Drops is a tincture containing hawthorn berry extract. The use of Hawthorn or, as it is more commonly known, Crataegus is shrouded in folklore and tradition. Many stories prevail about Hawthorn and its deep red fruit borne on spiky shrubs are familiar to many, particularly during the autumn. More crucially Hawthorn berries have been used in healthcare as far back as the 15th century and known as a tonic.
Hawthorn is also known as the May Tree, due to the beautiful white blossoms that it produces in May. The fruits are edible although not tasty enough to be really tempting, and there are numerous recipes in the public domain which clearly define the use of Hawthorn berries in foods as diverse as jelly, sauces, pies, fruit bars and in beverages.
- Made from Hawthorn berries
- Fresh herb extract
- Botanical food supplment
Directions: As a food supplement, Adults: 15 - 20 drops 3 times a day, in a little water. Children: This product is not recommended for children, or as directed by your healthcare professional. Do not exceed the stated recommended daily dose. Keep out of reach and sight of children.
Not recommended for use with heart medication or whilst pregnant or breastfeeding.
Tincture of fresh Hawthorn (Crataegus oxyacantha) berries, extracted in alcohol (50% v/v ).
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