Common hawthorn contraindications

Contraindications, toxicity and precautions of common hawthorn

Administered in adequate doses, it usually presents no contraindication. In high doses it produces decreased heart rate, arrhythmia, respiratory depression and hypotension.

It can produce unpleasant effects on people with allergies to the Rosaceae.

Do not give to pregnant or lactating women.

The use of this plant, combined with medication for blood pressure or heart, can intensify their effects too, so that the doctor should assess the appropriateness of this application and the proper dosage.

Being a plant that affects an organ as delicate as the heart, it is best to consult with your doctor before starting any treatment.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

2 August, 2022

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