Hawthorn dry extract is obtained from the flowering top of the botanical species Crataegus. It has been long used traditionally and it is mostly known with respect to its polyphenolic substances of which proanthocyanidins, flavonoids as vitexin and phenolic acids are the major constituents. These costituents act as powerful free radical scavengers.
Hawthorn extract is also available in this optimized bioavailability Phytosome® form.
≥3.0% of vitexin-2″-O-rhamnoside by HPLC
≥28% ≤34% of Hawthorn typical constituents
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