Hawthorn is a small tree native to Great Britain. There are two major species, yielding leaves, flowers and fruit as berries. It is the fruit that has been dried and encapsulated for the Bio-Health product. As a result of its mild and positive action the herb is well respected.
HABITAT AND CULTIVATION
Hawthorn grows in hedgerows, copses and fields throughout the British Isles and all temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. It is generally cultivated from hardwood cuttings. The seed takes 18 months to germinate. The flowers and leaves are harvested in late spring, the berries in late summer.