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Malverne 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 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 recorded to have favorable 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) Malverne Health & Wellness designs Malverne chiropractic treatment plans with integrated nutrition to address these issues and more with nutrients like those from hawthorn when proper. The Malverne chiropractic care is always centered 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 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 stopped its enzyme activity, increased reactive oxygen species, changed gene expression, and provoked SA cell death. (3) Hawthorn’s methanol extract is powerful!

FLAVONOIDS IN CARE OF SPINAL CORD INJURY

Research arranged for a publication date of 2021 shares 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 this type of plenty of flavonoids can lessen apoptosis (cell death) and use neuroprotective effects to foster motor function in rats with spinal cord injury. (4) An interesting step toward possible human benefit and Malverne back pain reduction.

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Schedule your next Malverne chiropractic visit with Malverne Health & Wellness.  Nutritional issues are important in overall Malverne 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 Malverne Health & Wellness. The hawthorn is so much more just a tree like Malverne chiropractic care is a lot than just a treatment. See you soon!

 
Malverne Health & Wellness 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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