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Hawthorn Doses


In ER4YT you highly recommend hawthorn but give no guidelines as to dosage. Advice, please. P.S. This AB body has shown some remarkable changes. Thank you.


In general, hawthorn can be used in a variety of forms and doses. Perhaps the simplest is something like the tea, which can be found in a variety of stores. Other forms include standardized extracts (such as the NAP product) and solid extracts (which are extremely concentrated forms of the herb best used under physician supervision. It is probably best to avoid alcoholic tinctures, as many of the flavones in hawthorn, though responsible for much of its medical activity, are not soulable in alcohol.

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