Traditionally used as a medicine, it is believed to benefit the heart, lower cholestoral etc. It may have interactions with other herbs or medicines so consult your doctor or knowledgable professionals before taking it. For more info please see: http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/hawthorn
Hawthorn berries are high in antioxidant flavonolds. Some people like to boil it and add honey or sugar to it. Others like to steep it with green tea or chrysathemum tea.
Recommended Steeping Instructions:
Steep 3~5 minutes in 90~100 °C (194~ 212 °F) water