Rosaceae family and has similar qualities as Hawthorn.
Firethorn has been documented as a medicine and food since ancient times and is now more popular in areas such as the Himalayas.
The fruits, flowers and leaves are all medicinal. A cooling Heart and Brain tonic.
Soothing and cleansing.The berries contain loads of nutrients including: Antioxidants such as vitamin C, and phytosterols including vitamin D and E.
The leaves are antibacterial and astringent.
Overall the plant helps to clear heat, inflammation and agitation.
The plant has a very Protective nature both in the garden and as a medicine.