Make hawthorn tincture yourself – effect and application
Many stories are told about how healthy the hawthorn is. Today we would like to give you a recipe on how to make hawthorn tincture yourself. It’s not too early, in case anyone is thinking that. Hawthorn is a very healing and useful plant. Both the flowers and the fruit are used, but leaves and roots can also be included in your mixtures. Around the summer solstice we want to get more involved with natural medicine and share healthy recipes and ideas in a timely manner. How healthy is hawthorn actually? How to dose the tincture to benefit from its health properties?
What else does the plant do than simply strengthen the heart and why was it crowned medicinal plant of the year?
Make hawthorn tincture yourself – from May to September you collect flowers, leaves and fruits to make healthy extracts, teas and ointments
Make or buy hawthorn tincture yourself – what benefits are expected?
Hawthorn is best known as a medicine for heart disease. It is preferred by older people because it supports the entire circulatory system. The hawthorn has a positive effect at any age, because the medicinal plant is described as having a strong antioxidant effect. Examples of hawthorn products are tea and oil. Highly concentrated and to be consumed with caution is alcohol-induced withdrawal, otherwise known as a tincture. You can buy them at the pharmacy or have them mixed. But if you want to be sure that the contents of the bottle are 100% hawthorn concentrate, you should make hawthorn tincture yourself. Concentrated hawthorn improves metabolism and lowers blood pressure.
The prepared tincture should be stored in a warm and dark place for at least a week (28 days would be ideal) so that it can infuse properly
Around the summer solstice, you can make a homemade hawthorn tincture using the flowers (without the leaves) of the plant
Make hawthorn tincture yourself – correctly dosed and used for optimal effect
Hawthorn preparations are highly recommended for better sleep and everyday life with reduced stress. Small bottles of herbal tinctures should always be on hand in the medicine cabinet. Would you like to try how to make hawthorn tincture yourself? Then let’s get started! All you need is: 1 tablespoon of hawthorn fruit or blossoms, 1 cup of spirit 40% (you can actually use vodka here too), a clean glass jar, cheesecloth.
The hawthorn strengthens the heart and gets the circulation going again – no more cold hands and feet
Hawthorn tincture has a long shelf life, but daily use is recommended
Pour the alcohol over the fruit or flowers and let the mixture sit, covered, in a warm and dark place for at least a week. It is said that one lunar month, i.e. 28 days, is the best length of time to store hawthorn tincture. After that, you should strain the tincture. For best results, use a clean cheesecloth as it will catch even the finest particles. The dosage of hawthorn tincture is 20 drops per day. Stirred into a drink or food, the herbal product leads to immediate improvements in general condition.
All hawthorn products that you prepare yourself are beneficial and health-promoting
Although Hawthorn is said to be a remedy that can be used daily without side effects, after using the tincture for 3 weeks we would recommend taking a 1 week break.
There is hardly a plant that is as healthy and has no side effects as hawthorn
Make hawthorn tincture or use the tea and oil specifically?
As mentioned, alcohol-based herbal preparations are highly concentrated and are only taken in the event of serious health problems. Nowadays, however, we live under constant stress, which is why the use of healthy medicinal herbs can only be welcomed. If you don’t want to make hawthorn tincture yourself, but would like to try out the effects of the medicinal plant on your own body, hawthorn oil and hawthorn tea are still good options as soothing and health-promoting agents. If you want to enjoy a heart-boosting tea, take 2 tablespoons of flowers (without leaves) and steep them in 1 cup of hot water. Let the hawthorn tea steep for about 15 minutes and taste it in small sips.
Also applied externally, hawthorn oil has a positive effect on blood circulation
Hawthorn tea calms and stabilizes the heart rhythm
You can also make hawthorn healing oil yourself, but it is better to order it from a pharmacy for many reasons.
Danger! If you are already taking medication for heart and circulatory problems, ask your doctor or pharmacist how good or harmful hawthorn tea or tincture might be for you!
Now in June you collect the flowers of the plant, in August and September you can collect the fruits and from May to September you can pick as many leaves as you need!
Anyone who is dependent on the daily use of medication should definitely consult their doctor before taking excessive hawthorn supplements
Make hawthorn tincture yourself and be healthy and in a good mood in everyday life