Hawthorn is native to China and is now grown all over the world. It is known as the "blood-tonifying and calming fruit", "longevity fruit", "beauty fruit", etc. Hawthorn is a traditional medicinal plant. It belongs to the Rosaceae family. Its fruit is a drupe, usually red, shaped like a small apple. It tastes sweet and sour and is rich in nutrients. Its main ingredients are: vitamin C, anthocyanins, and cellulose. , minerals, ketones.
1. Strengthen the spleen and eliminate food: Traditional Chinese medicine believes that the spleen and stomach are the foundation of the day after tomorrow. The spleen transports and transforms the essence of water and grain. If the spleen is weak, it will lead to indigestion, loss of appetite and other problems. Hawthorn has the effects of strengthening the spleen, appetizing, and promoting digestion. Regular consumption can improve the digestive function of the spleen and stomach.
2. Promote qi and activate blood circulation: Hawthorn is rich in active ingredients such as anthocyanins and flavonoids. It has obvious antioxidant effects and can scavenge free radicals, protect blood vessels, and prevent atherosclerosis and other problems, thereby promoting qi and activating blood circulation and preventing effects on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.
3. Soothing and calming: Traditional Chinese medicine believes that hawthorn can regulate the heart and spleen, improve problems such as insufficient qi and blood, and absentmindedness, thereby achieving a calming and calming effect.
4. Diuresis and swelling: The flavonoids in hawthorn have a certain diuretic effect and can promote water metabolism in the body, thereby eliminating excess water and toxins in the body and alleviating edema.