Commonly found in Europe, America, and Asia the Hawthorn berry has been used as an herbal remedy for digestive problems, heart failure, and high blood pressure. The berries have been used for many years by many different cultures. In Ancient Greece they were used to carry around on one's wedding day. Gaelic traditions state that the Hawthorn berry marks doors to other realms. It is a rich source of polyphenols, which are antioxidant compounds that can help neutralize unstable molecules called free radicals that can harm our bodies. These molecules can come from poor diet, as well as the environment like air pollution and cigarettes.
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Herbs are plants that contain healing properties and can potentially assist with a number of health problems. Some have exotic flavors and unique aromas, that are used to enhance the taste and smell of your food. Consumed dried or fresh, herbs are beneficial either way.
The organic compounds in herbs contain many impressive health benefits, varying widely depending on the species. Some help by boosting psychological health, others by reducing the risk of cancer, regulating bowel movement, fighting inflammation, or simply by their rich content of various antioxidants. These are essential nutrients the body uses to fight various health problems, support cardiovascular health, fight against bacteria, fungus, and more.
Each herb possesses unique ways of helping you to stay healthy and support your body, mind, and spirit. Herbs are used for a variety of purposes. In addition to medicines, herbs are often used for making teas, bathing, body care products, flower essences, supplements, and as fragrances.
Although certain herbs have medical science behind their use, and are used by medical professionals in treatments, we encourage you to do your research before ingesting any herb. This is especially true if you are taking any medications, as many herbs interact with specific types of medications. Always consult your doctor before trying to treat, diagnose, or cure any medical condition, as they know what is best specifically for you.