Studies have shown that hawthorn can prevent cardiovascular diseases, lower serum cholesterol and triglycerides, and effectively prevent atherosclerosis; hawthorn can also strengthen the heart and reduce cardiac output by strengthening myocardial contractility and increasing cardiac output. . In addition, total flavonoids in hawthorn have the effect of dilating blood vessels and prolonging blood pressure. Therefore, patients with hyperlipidemia, hypertension and coronary heart disease can take 15 to 30 grams of raw hawthorn daily, and decoction on behalf of tea.
2, treatment of dysmenorrhea, irregular menstruation
Hawthorn has the function of promoting blood circulation and removing stasis, and is a therapeutic food for patients with blood stasis type dysmenorrhea. Patients with blood stasis type dysmenorrhea often show abdominal pain on the first 1-2 days or 1 to 2 days before menstruation. When the menstrual blood discharges smoothly, the pain gradually reduces or disappears, and the blood color is dark, accompanied by blood clots. Patients with such symptoms can take 1000 grams of whole fresh glutinous hawthorn. After washing, add appropriate amount of water, cook over low heat until cooked, add 250 grams of brown sugar, cook for 10 minutes, and drink until it becomes a thin paste. This method is also suitable for irregular menstruation and TCM syndrome differentiation as blood stasis. Xiao Bian reminds: Some symptoms of dysmenorrhea are different, and sometimes it may be caused by disease. Therefore, when taking Hawthorn, it is best to consult a professional doctor.
Hawthorn can be used for appetizing and digestion, especially for the elimination of meat, and many of the drugs that help digestion use hawthorn.
4, can treat diarrhea
In the hawthorn, there are components for relieving asthma, inhibiting bacteria, and treating abdominal pain and diarrhea.
The flavonoids and vitamin C, carotene and other substances contained in hawthorn can block and reduce the formation of free radicals, enhance the body's immunity, and have anti-aging and anti-cancer effects.