Latin: Crategus monogyna
Country of Origin: Croatia
Actions: Adaptogen, anabolic, anthelmintic, antiabortifacient, antibacterial, antioxidant, antispasmodic, astringent, cardiotonic, carminative, circulatory stimulant, digestive, diuretic, hypotensive, lithotriptic, nervine, nutritive, rejuvenative, sedative, stimulant, vasodilator, yin tonic
Energetics: Drying, warming, sour, sweet, and bitter
Precautions: Generally considered safe, but please consult a qualified health-care pracitioner if you are on any heart medication. Use with caution if you are experiencing poor digestion or acid stomach.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this description is purely for historical or entertainment value and is not designed to treat, diagnose or cure any diseases. If you have any current medical conditions, please seek the advice of a medical practitioner. The individual herbs offered here have not been tested for efficacy with regard to the contents of vitamins, minerals or other constituents.
References: Desktop Guide to Herbal Medicine