Pflugerville Chiropractic Nutrition Info: Hawthorn Extract Is Anti-Oxidant and Anti-Cell Death

The hawthorn tree…more than just a shade tree growing in the northern hemisphere. The hawthorn tree’s medicinal reputation is spreading! Just as its shade is welcome when the sun is strong, the antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties of hawthorn extract are welcome to reduce bacteria, oxidation effects and more. Previously reported to have promising benefits for cardiovascular health and treatment of cardiovascular disorders due to its flavonoid content, the hawthorn tree’s flavonoid content established it as beneficial for more issues including spinal cord injury and staph infection. (1,2) Pflugerville Wellness Center establishes Pflugerville chiropractic treatment plans with integrated nutrition to tackle these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when appropriate. The Pflugerville chiropractic care is always focused on what your body requires!

FLAVONOIDS IN HAWTHORN LEAVES’ EXTRACT

Hawthorn leaves’ antioxidant and antimicrobial attributes are growing its reputation as a well-known herbal medicine plant. Hawthorn’s total phenols, total flavonoid content, and antioxidant activity tested well in a new study, particularly for hyperoside, chlorogenic acid, and isoquercetin in hawthorn fruits. (2) Methanol and ethanol extracts of hawthorn showed high levels of total flavonoids and polyphenols. The methanol extract of hawthorn showed the strongest antibacterial level against bacteria, particularly stapholococcus aureus (SA). It harmed the cell wall and membrane of SA and inhibited its enzyme activity, increased reactive oxygen species, changed gene expression, and triggered SA cell death. (3) Hawthorn’s methanol extract is powerful!

FLAVONOIDS IN CARE OF SPINAL CORD INJURY

Research arranged to be published in 2021 presents the powerful therapeutic benefits of hawthorn leaves’ flavonoids for spine cord injury. Hawthorn leaves were found to contain plenty of total flavonoid species and content. Research stated that such an abundance of flavonoids can decrease apoptosis (cell death) and use neuroprotective effects to foster motor function in rats with spinal cord injury. (4) An interesting step in the direction of potential human benefit and Pflugerville back pain decline.

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Schedule your next Pflugerville chiropractic visit with Pflugerville Wellness Center.  Nutritional considerations are important in overall Pflugerville chiropractic care especially when benefits of natural sources like the hawthorn tree have such amazing traits like anti-oxidant, anti-microbial and anti-cell death in spinal issues, highlights of care at Pflugerville Wellness Center. The hawthorn is so much more just a tree like Pflugerville chiropractic care is so much more than just a treatment. See you soon!

 
Pflugerville Wellness Center shares new research regarding the flavonoids of the hawthorn tree leaves’ extract that are antioxidant, antibacterial, antimicrobial and anti-cell death.  
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