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 lower bacteria, oxidation effects and more. Previously recorded 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) Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic creates Augusta chiropractic treatment plans with incorporated nutrition to address these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when appropriate. The Augusta chiropractic care is always 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, 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, particularly stapholococcus aureus (SA). It damaged the cell wall and membrane of SA and stopped 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 to be published in 2021 shares the powerful therapeutic benefits of hawthorn leaves’ flavonoids for spine cord injury. Hawthorn leaves were tested and discovered to contain an abundance of total flavonoid species and content. Research described that this kind of plenty 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 in the direction of potential human benefit and Augusta back pain decline.
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Schedule your next Augusta chiropractic visit with Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic. Nutritional issues are vital in general Augusta 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 Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic. The hawthorn is so much more just a tree like Augusta chiropractic care is so much more than just a treatment. See you soon!