Hawthorn is a key ingredient in a range of Swisse Ultivite products
Name (common): Hawthorn
Botanical name: Crataegus monogyna
Historically, hawthorn berries have been used, while extracts derived from leaves and flowers are more common today. Hawthorn has been used in traditional Chinese medicine, as well as Native American medicine as a heart tonic.
Functions and general science:
Hawthorn became popular as a heart medicine in Europe in the late 19th Century and is still one of the most popular herbal medicines for cardiovascular health.
The information provided in reference to this ingredient is general in nature and provided as information only. Any product specific therapeutic claims for this ingredient are linked to specific dosage requirements based on evidence of traditional or scientific nature.