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

A 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 lower bacteria, oxidation effects and more. Previously recorded to have favorable benefits for cardiovascular health and treatment of cardiovascular disorders due to its flavonoid content, the hawthorn tree’s flavonoid content determined it to be useful for more issues including spinal cord injury and staph infection. (1,2) Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office creates Groton chiropractic treatment plans with incorporated nutrition to address these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when appropriate. The Groton chiropractic care is very centered on what your body requires!

FLAVONOIDS IN HAWTHORN LEAVES’ EXTRACT

Hawthorn leaves’ antioxidant and antimicrobial attributes are expanding its reputation as a popular 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, especially stapholococcus aureus (SA). It damaged 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 for a publication date of 2021 reports on powerful therapeutic benefits of hawthorn leaves’ flavonoids for spine cord injury. Hawthorn leaves were tested and discovered to have plenty of total flavonoid species and content. Research described that this type of plenty of flavonoids can reduce apoptosis (cell death) and use neuroprotective effects to stimulate motor function in rats with spinal cord injury. (4) An interesting step in the direction of potential human benefit and Groton back pain reduction.

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Schedule your next Groton chiropractic visit with Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office.  Nutritional issues are critical in overall Groton chiropractic care particularly 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, foci of care at Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office. The hawthorn is so much more just a tree like Groton chiropractic care is a lot than just a treatment. See you soon!

 
Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office 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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