West Des Moines Chiropractic Nutrition Info: Hawthorn Extract Is Anti-Oxidant and Anti-Cell Death

The 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 reduce bacteria, oxidation effects and more. Already recorded to have promising 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) Executive Chiropractic of Iowa establishes West Des Moines chiropractic treatment plans with integrated nutrition to address these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when appropriate. The West Des Moines 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 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 showed the strongest antibacterial level against bacteria, particularly stapholococcus aureus (SA). It harmed the cell wall and membrane of SA and inhibited its enzyme activity, raised reactive oxygen species, changed gene expression, and provoked 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 reports on powerful therapeutic benefits of hawthorn leaves’ flavonoids for spine cord injury. Hawthorn leaves were found to have plenty of total flavonoid species and content. Research stated that this type of plenty of flavonoids can reduce apoptosis (cell death) and use neuroprotective effects to promote motor function in rats with spinal cord injury. (4) An interesting step in the direction of potential human benefit and West Des Moines back pain decline.

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Schedule your next West Des Moines chiropractic visit with Executive Chiropractic of Iowa.  Nutritional considerations are critical in general West Des Moines 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, foci of care at Executive Chiropractic of Iowa. The hawthorn is a whole lot more just a tree like West Des Moines chiropractic care is so much more than just a treatment. Come by soon!

 
Executive Chiropractic of Iowa 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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