Fight anxiety and stress with Hawthorn!
Learn how to use Hawthorn to beat anxiety and stress.
Anxiety and stress are now a daily burden and unfortunately almost everybody suffers from them at a certain point in time or period, and This very often restricts us not only in our personal lives but also at work and in our relations.
In this case however nature can come to our aid with many natural remedies, one of which is the Hawthorn.
Origins and characteristics of Hawthorn
The Crataegus monogyna (also called Crataegus oxyacantha) i.e. the Hawthorn belongs to the Rosaceae family : hawthorn is a shrub that grows almost everywhere, capable of reaching 6-10 meters in height but especially in wooded and bushy areas, up to 1,500 meters in altitude; you can find it all over Europe, in North America, in North Africa and Northern Asia. In ancient times, it was associated to hope and fertility so much so that its flowers were used to decorate the hair and the clothes of the brides, moreover it was believed that the flowers of the hawthorn could ward off evil spirits so they used to put them on the cradles of new- born babies. Infact from beliefs to popular medicine the step was short especially when its beneficial properties were discovered.
The properties of Hawthorn
The precious hawthorn, is a plant that can reach more than 100 years of age, and has been used since ancient times for its use against the aging of tissues and for the protection of the blood circulation in the brain.
The hawthorn has antispasmodic effects, infact it is a plant that is widely used for the heart, precisely because it acts on the palpitations and helps relieve stress, thanks to the flavonoids that help calm anxiety and facilitate sleep. The properties of the Hawthorn have been known for years even in folk medicine it was used to treat hypertension, cardiac ischaemia and arrhythmias, also as a cardiotonic and sedative remedy, but not only.
Hawthorn is also used to reduce inflammation, to decrease the capillary fragility and to prevent the degradation of collagen in articular level
To use Hawthorn you can choose Phytembryotherapy, a maceration technique that uses the buds, the embryonic cells in which all the properties of the plant are enclosed and concentrated. The Hawthorn’s embryo is useful to improve the quality of sleep and can be administered also during pregnancy and even to children in a certain dosage of course, hence it is always better to consult your doctor first. To reduce the state of anxiety just assume 15 drops diluted in water just before meals, you can do a cycle of about 20 days, which can then be resumed after about ten days of pause.
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