The hawthorn tree…more than just a shade tree that grows 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 diminish bacteria, oxidation effects and more. Previously reported to have promising benefits for cardiovascular health and treatment of cardiovascular disorders via 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) New Hampshire Spine and Sport designs Southern New Hampshire chiropractic treatment plans with incorporated nutrition to address these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when appropriate. The Southern New Hampshire chiropractic care is very centered on what your body needs!
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 showed 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, changed gene expression, and triggered SA cell death. (3) Hawthorn’s methanol extract is potent!
FLAVONOIDS IN CARE OF SPINAL CORD INJURY
Research arranged for a publication date of 2021 presents the 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 kind of an abundance of flavonoids can decrease apoptosis (cell death) and utlilize neuroprotective effects to foster motor function in rats with spinal cord injury. (4) An appealing step toward possible human benefit and Southern New Hampshire back pain decrease.
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Schedule your next Southern New Hampshire chiropractic visit with New Hampshire Spine and Sport. Nutritional issues are critical in general Southern New Hampshire chiropractic care particularly 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 New Hampshire Spine and Sport. The hawthorn is so much more just a tree like Southern New Hampshire chiropractic care is a lot than just a treatment. Come by soon!