Oxford 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 reputation is growing! Just as its shade is welcome when it’s hot, the antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties of hawthorn extract are welcome to reduce bacteria, oxidation effects and more. Already found to have favorable benefits for cardiovascular health and treatment of cardiovascular disorders due to its flavonoid content, the hawthorn tree’s flavonoid content established it as valuable for more issues including spinal cord injury and staph infection. (1,2) Satterwhite Chiropractic creates Oxford chiropractic treatment plans with incorporated nutrition to tackle these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when appropriate. The Oxford chiropractic care is quite focused 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, especially for hyperoside, chlorogenic acid, and isoquercetin in hawthorn fruits. (2) Methanol and ethanol extracts of hawthorn demonstrated high levels of total flavonoids and polyphenols. The methanol extract of hawthorn had 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, transformed gene expression, and provoked SA cell death. (3) Hawthorn’s methanol extract is powerful!

FLAVONOIDS IN CARE OF SPINAL CORD INJURY

Research set for a publication date of 2021 presents the powerful therapeutic benefits of hawthorn leaves’ flavonoids for spine cord injury. Hawthorn leaves were found to have an abundance of total flavonoid species and content. Research described that this type of plenty of flavonoids can reduce apoptosis (cell death) and utlilize neuroprotective effects to promote motor function in rats with spinal cord injury. (4) An interesting step toward potential human benefit and Oxford back pain decrease.

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Schedule your next Oxford chiropractic visit with Satterwhite Chiropractic.  Nutritional considerations are critical in overall Oxford 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 Satterwhite Chiropractic. The hawthorn is a whole lot more just a tree like Oxford chiropractic care is a lot than just a treatment. Come by soon!

 
Satterwhite Chiropractic 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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