Hawthorn Berries, also known as Crataegus species, is a perennial shrub native to Europe, Asia, and North America. The berries of the plant are used for medicinal purposes. Hawthorn Berries have been traditionally used to help improve cardiovascular health, specifically to help reduce symptoms of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heart palpitations. It's also believed to have vasodilatory properties. It is also traditionally used to help reduce symptoms of digestive issues such as stomach ulcers and colitis. It is also believed to have anti-inflammatory properties and may help to reduce pain and inflammation.