Organic Hawthorn Berry



Hawthorn Berry, also known as Shan Zha, is a popular herb used to support heart health, promote digestive functions, and stabilize blood pressure and cholesterol. Our organic hawthorn berries are from Shan Dong. They're harvested at their peak, pitted and dried without sulfates to preserve optimal freshness and flavor.

  • Organic certified by CCOF
  • correct species according to Chinese Pharmacopeia
  • independent third-party screening
  • free from heavy metals, sulfur dioxide, or other contaminants

Naturally tart and subtly sweet, hawthorn berries can be enjoyed in teas, porridge, soups, desserts, or even on its own. See a recipe below.

Each bag is 4oz

TCM hawthorn berry shan zha tea


Hawthorn Berries are often used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for the following benefits:

  • Relieves food stagnation
  • Improves digestion
  • Relieves abdominal distension or diarrhea due to overconsumption of foods
  • Dispels blood stasis
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Lowers blood cholesterol
  • Reduces body fat
hawthorn berry tree

Hawthorn Berry 山楂

  • Quantity: 4 oz, 113 g
  • Common Chinese name: 山楂 shan zha
  • Scientific name: Crataegi pinnatifida Fructus
  • TCM Taste: Sour, Sweet
  • TCM Nature: Slightly warming
  • Meridians: Liver; Spleen, Stomach

Contraindications: Avoid if pregnant. Caution in cases with Spleen and Stomach Deficiency

This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.