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Auburn 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 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 favorable 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) Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. creates Auburn chiropractic treatment plans with incorporated nutrition to address these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when proper. The Auburn chiropractic care is quite focused on what your body needs!

FLAVONOIDS IN HAWTHORN LEAVES’ EXTRACT

Hawthorn leaves’ antioxidant and antimicrobial attributes are growing its reputation as a well-known herbal medicine plant. Hawthorn’s total phenols, total flavonoid content, and antioxidant activity tested well in a new study, particularly 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 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, raised reactive oxygen species, transformed gene expression, and triggered 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 tested and discovered to contain plenty of total flavonoid species and content. Research described that such an abundance of flavonoids can decrease apoptosis (cell death) and use neuroprotective effects to foster motor function in rats with spinal cord injury. (4) An appealing step in the direction of potential human benefit and Auburn back pain reduction.

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Schedule your next Auburn chiropractic visit with Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C..  Nutritional issues are important in general Auburn 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 Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.. The hawthorn is so much more just a tree like Auburn chiropractic care is a lot than just a treatment. See you soon!

 
Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. 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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