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Hawthorn For The Heart OPCs – How It Works

Hawthorn for the Heart OPCs – How It Works

Hawthorn (Crataegus species) has a bounty of active constituents to help heal the circulatory system. Among the list of antioxidants is an abundance of oligomeric procyanidins (OPCs). The scientific community…

Hawthorn: Energetic Properties And Use

Hawthorn: Energetic Properties and Use

Hawthorn berry, or Haw, is often included in Western herbal formulas for heart and circulatory conditions. When I first started working with Hawthorn, one of my teachers described it as…

Hawthorn Calms Blood Pressure: A Clinical Memory

Hawthorn Calms Blood Pressure: A Clinical Memory

Grant came back every week to get his blood pressure checked. We made suggestions for further changes which included diet and exercise which would improve his health. As he saw his blood pressure numbers slowly lower, Grant started making his own suggestions. He was feeling better.
Hawthorn Syrup Recipe

Hawthorn Syrup Recipe

Most hawthorn syrup recipes require fresh hawthorn berries but those are only available seasonally and quality syrup should not be stored for more than a few months. One way to keep fresh haws at your fingertips year round is to freeze them after harvest in 1/2 cup containers.Most hawthorn syrup recipes require fresh hawthorn berries but those are only available seasonally and quality syrup should not be stored for more than a few months.
Hawthorn Jelly Recipe

Hawthorn Jelly Recipe

Who says heart-healthy can't be absolutely tasty, too? This simple jelly made with Haws and Chili Peppers is one of our favorites. Sweet and spicy, this is the kind of…

Hawthorn Heals Zombie Apocalypse Survivors

Hawthorn Heals Zombie Apocalypse Survivors

Episode V Over the past few years, I've met many people I probably never would have encountered let alone befriended before the virus hit. Sadie is exactly the sort of…

Hawthorn: The Heart Healer

Hawthorn: The Heart Healer

Crataegus species, a.k.a. Mayhaw and Thornapple. Hawthorn loves the heart. It lowers high blood pressure and raises low blood pressure. Hawthorn, like other tonics, focuses on stabilizing the existing system to…

Hawthorn History, Folklore, Myth And Magic

Hawthorn History, Folklore, Myth and Magic

Hawthorn is the thorn of the Celtic phrase "By Oak, Ash, and Thorn." Its association with faerie and as a gateway to the faerie worlds is long-standing, but Hawthorn's place…

Apple Cider Vinegar For Lowering LDL Cholesterol

Apple Cider Vinegar for Lowering LDL Cholesterol

Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article - Herbalists know that apple cider vinegar deserves its place in the spotlight is its proven effect of reducing low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.
Leonurus Cardiaca Energetic Properties And Uses

Leonurus cardiaca Energetic Properties and Uses

When you need a good hug, reach for Motherwort. In the line-up of heart-healing herbs, Motherwort is one of The Best herbs for soothing both a physically exhausted heart and an emotionally exhausted heart. Modern herbalists often look to this weedy member of the mint family for support in blends for racing heart and high blood pressure, hormone-induced emotional swings, and anxiety or nervousness you can't quite kick. The commonality to near all conditions is a relationship of some kind to the Heart.
Motherwort Herbal Properties And Energetics

Motherwort Herbal Properties and Energetics

When you need a good hug, reach for Motherwort. In the line-up of heart-healing herbs, Motherwort is one of The Best herbs for soothing both a physically exhausted heart and an emotionally exhausted heart. Modern herbalists often look to this weedy member of the mint family for support in blends for racing heart and high blood pressure, hormone-induced emotional swings, and anxiety or nervousness you can't quite kick. The commonality to near all conditions is a relationship of some kind to the Heart.
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