Hawthorn

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Hawthorn
Cat Given Name : Hawthorn
Other Name(s) :
Description :

Hawthorn trees can grow up to thirty feet in height, and can live to be over a hundred years old. Their seeds are bright red and possess stony, cherry-like fruits, whilst their leaves are broad and very dark green in color. Hawthorn flowers are white as snow in their coloration.

Properties :

Fruit may be used to soothe sore throats, whilst the leaves may be used as a diuretic for cats experiencing urinary problems. The leaves also aid with the function of the heart, leaving to improvement in things like bloodflow.

Related Knowledge
Complaints : Broken Bone (Open), Broken Bone (Closed), Concussion,
Symptoms :
Species :
Seasonal Availabilities by Territory *
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
* To find a plant that is not available in an area, it must first be approved by the Game Admins. Please PM one of the Admin Team for that permission.
^ The listed seasons are those in which the herb is ready in some way for harvest. Consult the collection methods below for details.
Collecting & Storing Leaves
When to Collect : Greenleaf
How to Collect : Pluck the leaves of healthy green coloration from the lower branches of the plant.
How to Preserve : Lay the leaves in the sun so that they may dry quickly.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a dry, cool place.
Collecting & Storing Fruit
When to Collect : Greenleaf
How to Collect : When the fruit begins to ripen and drop, they should be gently bitten off and gathered.
How to Preserve : Lay the fruit in the shade for a slow dry, to best preserve their healing powers.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a cool, dry place.
Detailed Usage Information
Leaves : Consume to aid in recovery from urinary issues.
Leaves : Consume to strengthen heart function.
Fruit : Consume to soothe sore throats.