Helps improve and support cardiac function.
• Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna)
• Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)
• Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus)
• Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng)
• Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis)*
• Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)*
*Note: cardiac glysosides (Found in foxglove & lily of the valley) are toxic relative to the other cardiac toniccs. Some herbal texts do not consider cardiac glycoside “cardiotonics”.
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