Health Benefits of Hawthorn Berry

Health Benefits of Hawthorn Berry

Hawthorn is used to help protect against heart disease and help control high blood pressure and high cholesterol. 

Hawthorn berry contains plant polyphenols that have been linked to numerous health benefits due to their antioxidant properties. Hawthorn berry may have anti-inflammatory properties that could improve your health. Chronic inflammation has been linked to many diseases, including type 2 diabetes, asthma, and certain cancers.

Some studies indicate that hawthorn extract may improve blood fat levels. In TCM, hawthorn berry is one of the most commonly recommended foods to help lower high blood pressure.

Hawthorn berry has been used as a digestive aid for centuries. It can decrease the transit time of food in your digestive system. What’s more, its fibre content is a prebiotic and may help relieve constipation.

Hawthorn berry is an ingredient in some hair growth products. Its polyphenol content may promote healthy hair growth, but more research is needed.

Hawthorn berry is beneficial for people with heart failure, as it has been shown to improve heart function and decrease symptoms like shortness of breath and fatigue.


1. Hawthorn, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

2. 9 Impressive Benefits of Hawthorn Berry by SaVanna Shoemaker, MS, RDN, LD updated on August 26, 2019

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