Hawthorn fruits. These are valuable food and herbs. They very tasty and on medical value do not concede to a dogrose.
Fruits of a hawthorn contain vitamins: And, With, R., essential oils, tannins, starch, carotene, proteins, sugar (to 11), and also a complex of biologically active agents - a number of triterpenovy acids (oleanovy, ursolovy and krategovy), is well-cared also acetylcholine, a kvertsetin, tannins, phytosterols, wine and lemon acid. Content of acids is small and fluctuates from 0,25 to 0,1%. Content of vitamins reaches: vitamin C - 30-110 mg of %, vitamin P - 330-680 mg of %, carotene of 2-4 mg of %.
In berries of a boyarka there is a lot of pectin which brings out of an organism of salt of heavy metals and other harmful substances.