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Hawthorn for the Heart - extract and capsules

Product Narrative, T. S. Fox, Ph.D.

Tincture and capsules are available. The tincture is made by alcohol and water extraction of the blossoms, leaves and twigs in the early spring. Capsules are produced from the haws which develop in late August and September.

Hawthorn has multiple high efficacy for cardiovascular ailments. It has beneficial effect in atherosclerosis, angina and ischemea. It dilates blood vessels and relaxes them resulting in lower blood pressure.

Up to one gram orally per 100 weight daily for carnivores is recommended.

Side effects are rare however large doses may precipitate hypotension and sedation.

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We did not invent botanical medicines and we do not recommend that the use of botanical medicines should be undertaken on the strength of our restatement of historical usage and documented research.

We do restate well documented traditional efficacy and the results of ongoing research. Personal experience is included where deemed appropriate.

Regardless of the merits of any plant medicine, side effects do sometimes occur. These may be real or imagined. Always seek the counsel and advice of qualified medical professionals and use caution with any medication, plant derived or otherwise. We do not accept responsibility for the use or misuse of any product put forth or any information provided.

NOTES

  1. Oral dosages as given are for carnivores by body weight. It is advised to dose low initially and adjust upwards as the circumstances direct.
  2. Do not scale up dosages for large herbivores by their weight! Large herbivores, such as cattle or horses, usually require approximately twice the dosage of a 200 lb. carnivore.
  3. Terrence S. Fox, Ph.D., the founder of Buck Mountain Botanicals, Inc. is a life member of United Plant Savers, a member of the American Holistic Veterinary Medicine Association, a member of the Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association and is Treasurer of the Veterinary Research Council, Inc.
  4. Dr. Fox is deeply involved in researching the global literature on botanical medicine and their efficacy in veterinary practice. This research is expected to result in: identifying needed clinical trials, establishing standards for botanical medicine, recommended dosages of botanical medicine and recommended clinical procedures for their use.

This research is being conducted by the Veterinary Research Council, Inc., of which, Dr. Fox is Treasurer.

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