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Crataegus Oxyacantha - Fam. Rosaceae

Flowered summits. Hawthorn regulates the heart rate, improves coronary circulation and increases myocardial tolerance towards oxygen deficit; moreover, folk medicine bestows it an hypotensive action. It is also used as a central nervous system depressant in combination with valerian, passionflower or lemon balm.