This natural remedy has been used since ancient time for health protection, believing that all the demons causing diseases can be frightening and chased away. Our ancestors considered hawthorn as a very valuable plant.
After using hawthorn as a yard fence of some houses, it is time to recall it as a strong natural medicine. The flower itself contains trimethylamine glycoside and fruits contain volatile oil, tannin, potassium, glycosides, fructose, calcium, sodium, and salts of phosphoric acid.
Primary it lowers the risk of getting heart diseases by regulating blood pressure, improving blood circulation and strengthening blood vessels and heart. For its calming effect on the nervous system, women may use it for relief of premenopausal and menopause symptoms. Hawthorn is valuable in cases of lung diseases, as bronchitis and pneumonia.
How to prepare this old medicine
- 3 dl 96-percentage medical alcohol
- 60 grams mix of fresh hawthorn leaves and flowers
- Glass jar that you can seal hermetically
Cut the flowers and leaves into pieces and put them in a jar. Add 3 deciliters alcohol, stir up, close and leave it like that at room temperature for 3 weeks. Then filter it and pour it into a dark glass packaging which can close hermetically, and store it in a dark and cold place. This quantity should be enough for 3 months of consummation.
Take 15 drops into 50 to 100 ml of water and consume it about 30 minutes before you have your meal. Take it 3 to 4 times per day, regularly for 3 months, and then take a break for some time.
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