Crataegus monogyna, One-seeded Hawthorn, Hawthorn, Hawthorn berries.

Hawthorn, One-seeded Hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna. Fruits and flowers famous in herbal folk medicine as a heart tonic. Studies confirm use in hypertension with weak heart, angina pectoris, arteriosclerosis, and high cholesterol. Dilates coronary vessels, reducing blood pressure; acts as direct and mild heart tonic; antioxidant. Images from Germany, Ireland, Montenegro and Switzerland.

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