Hawthorn has a long-lived fruit, pectin king reputation. Hawthorn is highly seasonal and comes on the market in succession every October. Eating Hawthorn can promote food digestion, reduce serum cholesterol, lower blood pressure, eliminate intestinal bacterial toxins.


People should not eat too much hawthorn at a time, and 3-5 a day is best. Even healthy people can not eat too much hawthorn at a time, or it will stimulate the intestinal tract, causing symptoms of discomfort.

Hawthorn should not be eaten with seafood. Hawthorn contains a lot of tannic acid, seafood is rich in protein. Tannic acid reacts with proteins to form indigestible deposits, which can cause symptoms such as vomiting and abdominal pain.

Eat less hawthorn when you have these problems.

Weak spleen and stomach.

Hawthorn has an sour taste and is rich in fruit acids. This has stimulative and astringent action to gastric mucous membrane, irritant originally weak spleen and stomach aggravate symptom.

Pregnant women.

Hawthorn has the function of promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis, stimulating uterine contraction. Pregnant women in the early stages of pregnancy and about to give birth should not eat more, otherwise it will give pregnant women and the baby negative impact..

On an empty stomach.

Eat hawthorn on an empty stomach will stimulate gastrointestinal mucosa, gastric acid surge, which leads to acid reflux, Heartburn and other symptoms. Tannic acid in hawthorn will react with gastric acid reaction which may form gastric stones, increase health risks.

Children with new teeth.

Children’s teeth are in the development stage. Hawthorn contains not only fruit acid but also acid sugar, which has a corrosive effect on teeth and may damage their teeth.

Post time: Nov-17-2023