Hawthorn – Crataegus laevigata (sidox)
The Hawthorn is an unbeatable source of antioxidants! Both the leaves and the berries of the plant are used. Hawthorn works mainly sedative on the cardiovascular system and the nervous system. The powerful antioxidants stabilize the collagen, which has beneficial effects on cartilage, ligaments and tendons in Rheumatoid disorders, arthritis, fractures and osteoporosis. In addition, they have a beneficial effect on arteriosclerosis. They lower the cholesterol and easing the artery wall. The vasodilator effect is excellent at heart failure, heart rhythm disorders and angina pectoris.