What is Hawthorn Berries?

Category: Supplements

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Hawthorn Berries have long been used around the world for many different purposes, including jellies and flours. They are used in herbal tinctures, herbal combinations and teas. Certain chemical constituents in the berries seem to enhance enzyme metabolism and oxygen utilization in the heart muscle.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 4 1
Elevated blood pressure 1 0
High blood pressure (hypertension) 1 1
Neuropathic pain in feet and legs 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hawthorn Berries

Side effect Patients
Jarisch-Herxeimer reaction 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Hawthorn Berries

Dosage Patients
450 mg daily 1
550 mg four times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Hawthorn Berries

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Hawthorn Berries

Duration

Currently taking Hawthorn Berries

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Hawthorn Berries

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hawthorn Berries.