Baton Rouge 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 status 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 determined it to be beneficial for more issues including spinal cord injury and staph infection. (1,2) Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation designs Baton Rouge chiropractic treatment plans with incorporated nutrition to tackle these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when appropriate. The Baton Rouge chiropractic care is always focused 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 new 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 showed the strongest antibacterial level against bacteria, especially 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 provoked SA cell death. (3) Hawthorn’s methanol extract is potent!

FLAVONOIDS IN CARE OF SPINAL CORD INJURY

Research set to be published in 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 an abundance of flavonoids can lessen apoptosis (cell death) and utlilize neuroprotective effects to promote motor function in rats with spinal cord injury. (4) An appealing step toward potential human benefit and Baton Rouge back pain decrease.

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Schedule your next Baton Rouge chiropractic visit with Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation.  Nutritional considerations are important in general Baton Rouge 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 Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation. The hawthorn is so much more just a tree like Baton Rouge chiropractic care is so much more than just a treatment. Come by soon!

 
Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation 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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