Hawthorn (Crataegus Oxyacantha) (cont'd)
In medical studies it has been established that
when hawthorn is present the heart muscle can survive on less blood and oxygen. If a heart attack does
occur, the heart survives longer.
It has also been established that if damage
to the heart muscle does occur, it is much less in those who use hawthorn and more severe than in
those who do not.
CONSTITUENTS OF HAWTHORN
Bioflavonoids complexes - anthocyanidins and
proanthocyanidins, as well as condensed polyphenolic tannins known as procyanidolic oligomers and other bio-active