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

The hawthorn tree…more than just a shade tree that grows in the northern hemisphere. The hawthorn tree’s medicinal status is spreading! Just as its shade is welcome when it’s hot, the antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties of hawthorn extract are welcome to diminish bacteria, oxidation effects and more. Already found to have favorable benefits for cardiovascular health and treatment of cardiovascular disorders via its flavonoid content, the hawthorn tree’s flavonoid content established it as useful for more issues including spinal cord injury and staph infection. (1,2) Chiropractic Solutions establishes San Jose chiropractic treatment plans with incorporated nutrition to tackle these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when proper. The San Jose chiropractic care is always centered on what your body requires!

FLAVONOIDS IN HAWTHORN LEAVES’ EXTRACT

Hawthorn leaves’ antioxidant and antimicrobial attributes are expanding its reputation as a well-known herbal medicine plant. Hawthorn’s total phenols, total flavonoid content, and antioxidant activity tested well in a recent 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 damaged the cell wall and membrane of SA and stopped its enzyme activity, increased reactive oxygen species, transformed 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 shares 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 described that this type of an abundance of flavonoids can decrease apoptosis (cell death) and utlilize neuroprotective effects to promote motor function in rats with spinal cord injury. (4) An appealing step in the direction of potential human benefit and San Jose back pain decrease.

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Schedule your next San Jose chiropractic visit with Chiropractic Solutions.  Nutritional considerations are vital in overall San Jose chiropractic care especially when benefits of natural sources like the hawthorn tree are anti-oxidant, anti-microbial and anti-cell death in spinal issues, foci of care at Chiropractic Solutions. The hawthorn is so much more just a tree like San Jose chiropractic care is a lot than just a treatment. See you soon!

 
Chiropractic Solutions presents new research regarding the flavonoids of the hawthorn tree leaves’ extract that are antioxidant, antibacterial, antimicrobial and anti-cell death.  
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